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FTC slams the phone on deceptive dialing
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2012

Telemarketers beware: The Federal Trade Commission has waged war on deceptive robocalling operations, and it is not backing down.


Special focus: FTC release highly anticipated final report on consumer privacy
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2012

On March 26, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued its long-awaited final report on privacy, titled "Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Era of Rapid Change" (Report).


Cranberry wars: from the courtroom to social media
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2010

Rival cranberry product producers Decas Cranberry Products and Ocean Spray Cranberries have moved their spat from the courtroom to social media.


Washington State AG reaches settlement with Intelius for deceptive upsell marketing practices
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2010

This week the Washington State Attorney General announced that it had settled claims against Intelius, an online phone search service for deceptive post-transaction upsell marketing practices and its failure to honor cancellation and refund requests.


Third time’s not the charm for Crunch Berries suit
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2010

A federal judge dismissed a class action brought by consumers claiming they were misled to believe that Cap'n Crunch's Crunch Berries breakfast cereal contained nutritional value derived from real fruit, calling the suit "nonsense."


Consumer group files FTC complaint against Spokeo
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2010

The Center for Democracy & Technology filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission against Spokeo, an online data aggregator and broker, alleging that the company is violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act.


FTC offers tips on endorsement guides
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2010

The Federal Trade Commission released an informational document about its Endorsement Guides, addressing issues like how and when to make disclosures and the need for advertisers to establish training and monitoring programs for members of their social media marketing networks.


Twitter settles with FTC on data security charges
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2010

In the agency's first case against a social networking service, Twitter has settled with the Federal Trade Commission over charges that it failed to protect users' personal information.


Moving company sues web site over message boards
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2010

A New York moving company filed suit against MovingScam.com, claiming that the site endorsed MovingScam.com’s affiliates and disparaged the plaintiff on the site’s message boards.


Wrigley settles misleading ad suit for $6m
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2010

For $6 million, the Wrigley gum company has settled a class action lawsuit alleging that it misled consumers by claiming that its Eclipse brand gum and mints were scientifically proven to kill germs that cause bad breath.