Federal Trade Commission

Government offers $50k for help on robocalls

WASHINGTON (AP) – Those annoying prerecorded phone pitches known as robocalls aren’t just getting on the nerves of millions of consumers: The government is fed up too, and it’s turning to the public for help. […]

10/18/2012

Gas price manipulation blamed for high prices (audio)

KFWB’s Jon Baird talks with fuming drivers are fuming as gas prices remain sky high amid talk of price manipulation. The governor has taken action to start producing winter grade gas and Senator Dianne Feinstein […]

10/08/2012

FTC issues revised green marketing guidelines

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Trade Commission is releasing an updated version of its green marketing guidelines that aim to hold companies to truthful standards in touting the environmental friendliness of their products. The revision […]

10/01/2012

US, EU approve Universal takeover of EMI

BRUSSELS (AP) – Universal Music Group got approval Friday from American and European regulators to buy the famed British music company EMI, including the hugely lucrative Beatles catalog. But the EU imposed stringent restrictions on […]

09/21/2012

Feinstein calls for fed probe into gas price spike

RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) – California Sen. Dianne Feinstein is calling for a federal investigation into gasoline price spikes that followed a fire at the Chevron oil refinery in Richmond. In a letter sent Tuesday to […]

08/28/2012

Google agrees to record $22.5M fine on privacy

(AP) – Google is paying a record $22.5 million fine to settle allegations that it broke a privacy promise by secretly tracking millions of Web surfers who use Apple’s Safari browser. The penalty announced Thursday […]

08/09/2012

Updating privacy laws

The Federal Trade Commission is asking Congress to pass legislation that will provide better protection of your digital data and it keep it from being misused or shared without your knowledge. In a new report, […]

03/27/2012

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