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FTC announces staff report on mail or telephone order merchandise rule

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 2 2013

On April 30, the Federal Trade Commission released a staff report on proposed amendments to the Mail or Telephone Order Merchandise Rule (MTOR) and

FTC survey estimates fraud affected 25.6 million Americans in 2011

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 25 2013

Last week, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released a statistical survey of fraud in the United States during 2011. The study estimated that 25.6

Hotel operators receive FTC warning letters about pricing practices

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 29 2012

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced on November 28 that it sent warning letters to 22 hotel operators notifying them that their online reservation sites may violate the law by providing a deceptively low estimate of the total cost of a one-night stay in a hotel room

MyLife.com settles Washington State AG disclosures investigation

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 26 2012

The office of Washington Attorney General Rob McKenna announced last week that the Internet’s leading site for people searches, MyLife.com, has settled an investigation related to deceptive advertisements and a lack of disclosures by the site

Advocacy groups ask FTC to investigate six brands’ kid sites

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2012

According to Adweek, the Center for Digital Democracy and 13 other advocacy groups focused on children’s issues filed several complaints with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on August 22 asking the government regulator to investigate six child-targeted websites

FTC proposes revisions to COPPA rule, seeks public comment

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 2 2012

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) this week announced a further notice of proposed rulemaking concerning proposed changes to its Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule (COPPA Rule

FTC weighs in on FCC’s consideration of mobile “cramming”

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 26 2012

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced this week that it had provided comment to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) about the “cramming” of unauthorized charges on wireless telephone bills

Facebook becomes seventh signatory to California’s Joint Statement of Principles

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 28 2012

Last week, California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris announced that Facebook became the seventh company to sign the Joint Statement of Principles

RealNetworks’ “free trial” charges result in $2.4 Million Washington AG settlement

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 31 2012

On May 24, Seattle-based RealNetworks, an internet media company that provides streaming content, agreed to a $2.4 million settlement with the Washington State Attorney General (AG) to resolve more than 500 consumers’ complaints of “odd charges” appearing on their credit cards, as well as bills for monthly subscriptions for premium television, sports or game content that were never ordered

Facebook, Washington AG allege affiliate marketer violated federal, state spam laws

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 2 2012

Facebook, Washington AG Allege Affiliate Marketer Violated Federal, State Spam Laws Facebook and the Washington Attorney General recently filed separate lawsuits against an advertising network that allegedly used deceptive practices to lure Facebook users into providing their personal information and spread spam to other Facebook users in the process