FTC May Take Action Against Twitter and CEO Over Whistleblower Allegations

Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Lina Khan opened the door to the possibility of new action against Twitter and CEO Parag Agrawal.

FTC Taking a Closer Look at Amazon’s iRobot Acquisition

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is taking a closer look at Amazon’s iRobot acquisition.

FTC Cracking Down on ‘Junk Fees’ and ‘Bait-and-Switch’ Auto Sales

The Federal Trade Commission is preparing to crack down on unsavory auto sales practices amid skyrocketing prices.

FTC Targets ‘Corporate Surveillance’ and ‘Data Security’

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is targeting “corporate surveillance,” wherein companies profit from the data they collect on consumers.

FTC Sues to Block Meta From Purchasing VR Company Within

The Federal Trade Commission is moving to block Meta from purchasing VR company Within, calling it an “illegal acquisition.”

Lawmakers Want the FTC to Address VPN Providers’ ‘Deceptive Data Practices’

Senator Ron Wyden and Representative Anna G. Eshoo have written FTC Chairwoman Lina Khan asking the agency to address “deceptive data practices” in the VPN industry.

US Lawmakers Want the FTC to Investigate TikTok’s Data Handling

TikTok continues to face pressure over its latest privacy faux pas, with two US senators asking the FTC to investigate the company.

Senators Ask the FTC to Investigate Microsoft’s Activision Acquisition

US Senators are asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate the Microsoft/Activision deal, over concerns regarding Activision’s past scandals.

Lawmakers Introduce Bills to Ban Mergers Over $5 Billion

US Senator Elizabeth Warren and Representative Mondaire Jones have introduced bills to ban corporate mergers over $5 billion.

FTC Will Review Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard Purchase

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is preparing to review Microsoft’s $68.7 billion purchase of Activision Blizzard amid increased scrutiny of major acquisitions by Big Tech.

FTC’s Suit Against Facebook Can Proceed, Judge Rules

Facebook was dealt a major blow today as Judge James Boasberg ruled the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) suit against it will not be dismissed.

FTC Sues to Block Nvidia’s Arm Purchase

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed a lawsuit to block Nvidia’s attempt to purchase Arm.

Issues Force Tesla to Roll Back Latest Full Self-Driving Update

Tesla has rolled back its latest Full Self-Driving (FSD) update following errors.

FTC Will Require Health Apps to Notify Users of Data Breaches

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has updated its guidance for health apps, requiring them to notify users of data breaches impacting them.

California Bill Takes Aim at Amazon’s Warehouse Working Conditions

Amazon has been under increased scrutiny over its labor practices, but a California bill may finally do something about it.

Tesla Autopilot’s Latest Crash Involved a Police Car

When you’re trying to convince the world of your autonomous driving software, it’s a good idea not to hit police cars — as Tesla is learning.

Senators Calling for FTC Investigation Into Tesla’s Self-Driving Claims

Senators Edward J. Markey and Richard Blumenthal have called on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate Tesla’s marketing claims.

Facebook Shuts Down Another Group of Researchers

Facebook has taken action against another group of researchers investigating it, drawing more scrutiny and condemnation.

Four Labor Unions Ask FTC to Block Amazon’s MGM Purchase

The Strategic Organizing Center (SOC) has written the Federal Trade Commission, asking the agency to block Amazon’s MGM purchase.

FTC Official Blasts Facebook’s Actions Against Researchers

The FTC’s Acting Director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection, Samuel Levine, has written an open letter blasting Facebook’s recent actions.