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Federal Trade Commission: Government agency
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is an independent agency of the United States government, established in 1914 by the Federal Trade Commission Act. Its principal mission is the promotion of consumer protection and the elimination and prevention of anticompetitive business practices, such as coercive monopoly. It is headquartered in the Federal Trade Commission Building in Washington, D.C.

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Facebook fined $5 billion for mishandling users' data

Regulators at the FTC have slapped Facebook with a record fine, but some lawmakers are criticizing the nearly $5 billion penalty as a drop in the bucket. CNET editor-at-large Ian Sherr joins CBSN with..
CBS News - Published

US regulator approves $5bn fine for Facebook - report

us regulator approves $5bn fine for facebook - report
The US Federal Trade Commission has voted to approve a fine of about $5bn for Facebook over privacy violations, according to a report. ......
WorldNews - Published

Videos for Federal Trade Commission

FTC, FDA Say 'Influencer' Posts About Vaping Must Include Health Warnings [Video]FTC, FDA Say 'Influencer' Posts About Vaping Must Include Health Warnings

Broadcasting Cable reports social media influencers now must include health warnings with any posts about vaping products. The Federal Trade Commission has warned advertisers of e-liquid products that..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Apple challenges Google, Facebook with 'sign-in' [Video]Apple challenges Google, Facebook with 'sign-in'

Apple is making another big push for privacy. On Monday at its annual developer conference WWDC it launched a "Sign in with Apple" function. Jane Lanhee Lee reports.

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Justice Department And FTC Announce Antitrust Probes [Video]Justice Department And FTC Announce Antitrust Probes

According to Reuters, federal antitrust regulators are moving forward with a broad investigation of four tech giants. But the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission are sharing the case..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

Federal Investigators Will Probe Tech Firms For Antitrust Violations [Video]Federal Investigators Will Probe Tech Firms For Antitrust Violations

According to Gizmodo, a flurry of antitrust probes have been opened by federal authorities into tech companies. Although the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission are responsible for..

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Federal Antitrust Regulators Will Probe Big Tech Firms [Video]Federal Antitrust Regulators Will Probe Big Tech Firms

According to Business Insider, the Federal Trade Commission will oversee antitrust investigations into Facebook and Amazon. The Justice Department will manage similar investigations into Apple and..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

Tech selloff slams Nasdaq [Video]Tech selloff slams Nasdaq

Regulatory fears hurt big name tech stocks Monday, dragging down the Nasdaq and the S&P 500 on the first trading day of June. Fred Katayama reports.

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U.S. Justice Dept Considering Apple Probe [Video]U.S. Justice Dept Considering Apple Probe

According to Reuters, the U.S. Justice Department has jurisdiction for a potential probe of Apple as part of a broader review of whether technology giants are using their size to act in an..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

Justice Department To Oversee Antitrust Probe Of Apple [Video]Justice Department To Oversee Antitrust Probe Of Apple

According to Business Insider, the Justice Department will oversee a federal antitrust investigation into Apple. Although the Federal Trade Commission is also responsible for investigating antitrust..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

 

Facebook’s $5 billion FTC fine is an embarrassing joke

facebook’s $5 billion ftc fine is an embarrassing joke
Facebook’s stock went up after news of a record-breaking $5 billion FTC fine for various privacy violations broke...
WorldNews - Published

Cambridge Analytica: 'US regulators approve $5bn Facebook fine'

The reported fine would be the largest ever levied by the Federal Trade Commission on a tech company.
BBC News - Published

U.S. regulators approve $5 billion Facebook settlement over privacy issues: source

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc this week over its investigation into the social media company's handling of user data, a source familiar..
Reuters - Published

FTC approves roughly $5 billion Facebook settlement: WSJ

The United States Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook Inc over a long-running investigation into the company's privacy missteps, the Wall..
Reuters - Published

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