Federal Trade Commission

Group Files FTC Complaint Over Uber Privacy PolicyThe Electronic Privacy Information Center, a Washington, D.C.-based public interest research group, filed the complaint Monday with the Federal Trade Commission.
Seen At 11: Seller Beware: Some Online Electronic Trade-In Sites Don't Deliver What They OfferYou’ve probably heard about the various websites that will give you cash for your old electronics, including cellphones-- but sellers beware.
Snuggie Seller Settles Charges That It Deceived CustomersThe company behind the Snuggie, Perfect Bacon Bowl and other ``As Seen on TV'' products has agreed to pay $8 million to settle charges that it deceived customers.
Pesky Telemarketers Finding Ways Around National Do Not Call ListFred Parkes says he's been on the national do not call registry since it began, but somewhere along the line it stopped working.
Connecticut Senator Seeks Probe Of Outlet PricingU.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he's asking the Federal Trade Commission to review the pricing practices of outlet stores.
Seen At 11: Old Computer Hacking Scam Back With A New TwistWhen Sandra Seip’s phone rang at 11 p.m., she couldn’t believe the person on the other end of the line was calling about her computer, saying the matter was urgent.
Sen. Schumer Asks FTC To Probe Use Of Data Collected By Fitness TechnologyThe New York Democrat said there are no current federal protections against such privacy intrusions, the companies' policies aren't clear, and consumers should have the ability to opt out.
Privacy Concerns Raised As 'Smart Cars' Track Personal DataYour GPS and other high-tech on-board devices can be secretly tracking your every move.
Menendez Calls For Investigation Of Target BreachU.S. Sen. Robert Menendez said consumers should be better protected and retailers who fail to safeguard information should be held accountable.
Seen At 11: Consumer Reporting Agencies Can Legally Obtain Your Personal InfoWe know how important a credit report can be. It affects everything from getting a loan, a job, even a date. Now, there's a new kind of report, so detailed, it reveals your most private information -- and it's all perfectly legal.
Seen At 11: Is Your Favorite Fitness App Keeping Your Personal Info Secure?Health and fitness apps designed to help with everything from diet and exercise to monitoring a health condition have been gaining popularity.
Seen At 11: Those Unsolicited Text Messages May Cost YouIf you have a mobile phone, there is a good chance that you have received an unsolicited text. And you could also be getting something unexpected – a hidden bill.