The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) reached a deal with PayPal, Inc., settling charges that the company violated Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act by misleading consumers about the extent to which they could control the privacy of their Venmo transactions.
In an effort to protect older consumers, the Federal Trade Commission filed a pair of actions challenging sweepstakes and tech scams.
The confirmation of four new members of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)—including a chairperson—inched closer to reality after the Senate Commerce Committee approved the nominations.
In a decision making headlines, a New York federal court judge held that a tweet embedded in news stories may constitute copyright infringement.
The states have taken matters into their own hands as the battle over net neutrality continues, even after the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) vote to repeal the rules.
New York’s consumer protection law does not protect out-of-state consumers, a California judge has ruled when dismissing claims from the Empire State in a multidistrict litigation (MDL) against Lenovo Inc.
The maker of memory loss supplements must remember to change its advertising following a review by the National Advertising Division.
Ruling that the plaintiff failed to present sufficient evidence that a dietary supplement promised weight loss, a California federal court judge threw out a putative class action against Vitamin Shoppe.
An idea that is first found in nature cannot be the subject of copyright protection, the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit explained in a decision involving the depiction of two dolphins crossing underwater.
Demonstrating the minefield facing online retailers, the U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts refused to dismiss an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) accessibility suit filed against 1-800-Flowers.com.