FTC's Lawsuit Against Volkswagen on Clean Diesel Ads

Super power German car maker, Volkswagen has been under a microscope since this year kicked off starting with a lawsuit from the Department of Justice for allegedly installing defeat devices which violates environmental agency standards. Just last March 29, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) piles up yet another complaint against Volkswagen for allegedly misleading consumers with their Clean Diesel advertisements. more

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Tesla Ban: FTC Wants Michigan to Allow Direct Model S Sales

Tesla has at least one supporter when it comes to selling cars directly to customers in Michigan: the Federal Trade Commission. more

Blackberry's QNX embedded in a concept car based on a Maserati Quattroporte GTS sports sedan (2015 CES)

Bill Would Require Data Security for Cars

A proposed bill would require automakers to follow outlined rules for consumer privacy and data security. more

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Automakers Promise Driver Privacy

Two auto trade groups have pledged to protect driver privacy. more


FTC Sues AT&T over 'Unlimited' Data

The FTC has filed a federal court complaint against AT&T that alleges the company misled customers regarding unlimited data plans. more


Apple: Google Did It, Too

According to an email obtained by Politico, Apple's top lawyer wrote to an FTC official soon after the company paid millions to consumers whose children made unauthorized app purchases. more

Facebook Buys WhatsApp

Facebook-WhatsApp Merger under Inquiry

EU antitrust officials are questioning tech and messaging companies about Facebook's $19 billion purchase of WhatsApp. more

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CarMax Vehicles Unsafe?

The used-car company reportedly doesn't repair vehicles that have been recalled before reselling them to customers. more


FTC Is Watching Facebook

After complaints from privacy advocates, the Federal Trade Commission has given a word of warning to Facebook following the company's purchase of WhatsApp. more

Facebook Buys WhatsApp

FTC To Investigate Facebook?

Two groups have complained to the Federal Trade Commission about Facebook's recent acquisition of WhatsApp, a move they believe could result in privacy violations. more

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