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Tesla Model S in a Factory

Tesla Moves Its Sales Online, But What Are The Benefits Of Online Only Car...

Earlier this year, Tesla announced that they were shutting their physical dealerships and would become an online-based auto retailer. The American automotive company had hoped...

Consumer groups rally against YouTube over children’s privacy rights

A group of 23 child advocacy groups for consumer privacy filed a complaint to the US Federal Trade Commission claiming that Google failed to...

Lenovo caves to FTC, will pay $3.5 million for Superfish damage

On Tuesday, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced it had reached a settlement on a lawsuit filed against Lenovo in 2015 for including preloaded...
Instagram implements new ad transparency tag

Instagram creates a new tag to expose ads in disguise

On Wednesday, Instagram introduced a new tagging tool to its platform that allows influencers to identify their sponsored posts and content with a “Paid...
Vizio illegally collects user data using its smart TVs

Vizio’s Smart TVs know your gender, and where you live

The United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed a complaint against Vizio on Monday. The company's television sets contain a piece of software...
Uber updates its app

Uber launches an invasive tracking app

Ride-hailing company Uber updated its service to track passenger’s locations, even after the customers get off the Uber car and close the app. The upgraded...
Google, Apple, AT&T and Comcast join FCC's Strike Force to tackle robocalls

FCC’s Strike Force officially meets to deal with robocalls

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA) were among the group of companies that attended the first meeting of...
Autopilot claim on Mercedes Benz ad triggers complaints to the FTC

Autopilot claim on Mercedes Benz ad triggers FTC complaints

The German automotive company Mercedes-Benz is pulling one of its ads for the new 2017 E-Class Sedan out of the air after consumer groups...

FCC tells carriers to enable free robocall blockers

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler wants carrier companies to provide their customers with robocall blockers for free, and he wants it now. He...

FTC warns 12 Android Developers for spying on users’ TV habits via SilverPush software

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued warnings to 12 Android developers for including software that listens for signals in certain television commercials in...