A popular YouTube channel for kids is the subject of a new complaint filed by Truth in Advertising (TINA) with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
A recent decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit could have a significant impact on the efforts of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to obtain restitution.
With national origin claims on the enforcement radar of both the National Advertising Review Board (NARB) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the FTC announced a public workshop later this month to consider claims such as “Made in USA.”
In a record-setting deal with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the New York State Office of the Attorney General, YouTube agreed to pay a total of $170 million to settle charges of violations of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) as well as the FTC Act.
General Nutrition Centers (GNC) agreed to pay $6 million to settle a class action accusing the national retailer of promoting “phantom markdowns” on its website.
A Massachusetts federal court threw out a lawsuit against Honey Bunches of Oats brought by consumers who claimed that the product packaging and marketing misled them about the cereal’s honey content.
A cosmetics company can close its eyes on a lawsuit over the marketing of its eyelash products after reaching a $3.25 million deal in a putative class action.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) reached a deal with email management company Unroll.Me Inc. after the agency alleged that the company tricked consumers about how their personal emails were accessed and used.
Congress needs to step up and provide both the resources and legal authority for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to effectively enforce the privacy rights of consumers in the United States, former director of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection Jessica Rich wrote in an editorial.
In yet another case involving state spam laws, a California state court judge dismissed a lawsuit involving email header information under the state’s spam laws.