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Caffeine in your undies got ya jumpy?

As some of you may know, FTC investigations are commonplace in the consumer product industry. What you may not know, is complaints by consumers that the product did not perform as expected are oftentimes the trigger for these investigations.  277 more words

Digital Law Group

FTC names privacy expert Ashkan Soltani as chief technologist

SAN FRANCISCO: The Federal Trade Commission has named an outspoken internet privacy expert, Ashkan Soltani, as its chief technologist in a move that signals the agency’s focus on protecting consumers’ online privacy. 213 more words

Technology & Internet

FTC orders work-at-home scammers to pay $25M to consumers' fund

If you’ve ever been tempted by a work-at-home-make-zillions ad, forget it.

A federal court in central California has hit one of those companies with a fine of $25.4 million… 275 more words

Business

Feds: Don't Say Your Plastic Shopping Bags Are Biodegradable If You Can't Prove It

While cities and states around the country crack down on the overuse of plastic shopping bags, the Federal Trade Commission is warning manufacturers of these bags to refrain from making eco-friendly claims about their products unless those claims can be proven in the real world. 242 more words

Your Credit - It's Important

Why It’s Important

Good credit is necessary if you plan to use credit to make a major purchase, such as a car or a home, or want to be able to take advantage of the convenience credit can provide.
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