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US FTC meeting will scrutinise Big Tech's small deals

US FTC meeting will scrutinise Big Tech's small deals

Sometimes too small to spark antitrust scrutiny.
Sep 9 2021 7:03AM
FTC says Facebook 'bought and buried' rivals in renewed antitrust fight

FTC says Facebook 'bought and buried' rivals in renewed antitrust fight

Brings new complaint after first attempt was thrown out.
Aug 20 2021 1:35PM
Judge grants US FTC more time to file amended complaint against Facebook

Judge grants US FTC more time to file amended complaint against Facebook

In its antitrust lawsuit.
Jul 26 2021 1:05PM
Amazon says FTC should take new chair off its cases

Amazon says FTC should take new chair off its cases

Asks for Lina Khan to be recused on antitrust matters.
Jul 1 2021 6:36AM
Big Tech critic Lina Khan named US FTC chair

Big Tech critic Lina Khan named US FTC chair

Antitrust researcher has focused on Big Tech's immense market power.
Jun 16 2021 9:16AM
Facebook faces US lawsuits that could force sale of Instagram, WhatsApp

Facebook faces US lawsuits that could force sale of Instagram, WhatsApp

Over alleged anti-competitive behaviour.
Dec 10 2020 12:22PM
US FTC finds Cambridge Analytica deceived Facebook users

US FTC finds Cambridge Analytica deceived Facebook users

Impacts of finding on defunct consultancy unclear.
Dec 9 2019 1:37PM
FTC chief says 'multiple' investigations of tech platforms underway

FTC chief says 'multiple' investigations of tech platforms underway

In addition to its known probe of Facebook.
Nov 19 2019 12:55PM
US senators ask FTC to probe Amazon over Capital One hack

US senators ask FTC to probe Amazon over Capital One hack

Allege vendor "continues to sell defective cloud computing services", want it to pay.
Oct 25 2019 6:45AM
FTC, AT&T settle 2014 lawsuit over data slowdowns: court

FTC, AT&T settle 2014 lawsuit over data slowdowns: court

Case accused company of hobbling data sent to wireless devices.
Aug 26 2019 6:11AM
FTC chairman says Facebook's plan to merge brands may make it harder to split: FT

FTC chairman says Facebook's plan to merge brands may make it harder to split: FT

As FTC probes for antitrust violations.
Aug 20 2019 1:00PM
Facebook to create privacy panel, pay $7bn to US

Facebook to create privacy panel, pay $7bn to US

Settles allegations around use of 2FA and handling of phone numbers.
Jul 24 2019 6:58AM
Smart TV vendor penalised for massive privacy violation

Smart TV vendor penalised for massive privacy violation

Collected vast amount of personal information without telling users.
Feb 7 2017 11:13AM
D-Link vows to fight "dangerous" US govt lawsuit

D-Link vows to fight "dangerous" US govt lawsuit

Can courts prosecute insecure software without a breach?
Jan 11 2017 4:08PM
InMobi fined $1.3 million for privacy violation

InMobi fined $1.3 million for privacy violation

Snagged device geolocation info without consent.
Jun 23 2016 10:49AM
US regulator shoots down 'do not track' requirement

US regulator shoots down 'do not track' requirement

Google, Facebook can safely ignore tracking opt-out requests.
Nov 9 2015 7:02AM
US govt website closures deny critical information

US govt website closures deny critical information

Closed for business.
Oct 9 2013 6:11AM
US regulators tell Google to better identify paid ads

US regulators tell Google to better identify paid ads

Letters sent to several search engine groups.
Jun 26 2013 12:26PM
HTC settles crap coding case

HTC settles crap coding case

Device maker to fix vulnerabilities, brush up security program.
Feb 25 2013 11:42AM
US app owner to pay $768k to settle child privacy charges

US app owner to pay $768k to settle child privacy charges

Stored address book data.
Feb 4 2013 7:18AM

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