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US FTC may stop Facebook from integrating its chat applications

the FTC may take antitrust action to prevent Facebook from integrating its disparate messaging apps.

15 Dec 2019 1:04 PM

US FTC prepared to break up big tech firms

Senator Elizabeth Warren has vowed to break up, Alphabet Inc’s Google and Facebook if elected US president.

15 Aug 2019 10:58 AM

US FTC probes Facebook's acquisition practices

The company’s acquisition practices are the main focus of the probe, as the FTC looks into Facebook buying technology-based startups.

02 Aug 2019 7:43 AM

Facebook slapped with record USD 5 billion fine by FTC

Facebook will also pay USD 100 million to the Securities and Exchange Commission for failing to disclose the breach to investors.

25 Jul 2019 7:43 AM

FTC sues Cambridge Analytica over 'deceptive practices'

App developer Aleksandr Kogan has also agreed to follow the orders and destroy all personal information.

25 Jul 2019 7:38 AM


FTC investigates YouTube over child privacy

The investigation could result in hefty fines against YouTube.

21 Jun 2019 10:37 AM

Vaping ads on social media must disclose nicotine risk

The FTC and the FDA have sent warning letters to companies posting ads about flavoured e-liquid products.

10 Jun 2019 10:01 AM

Qualcomm has strong argument to win reversal of US antitrust ruling

Other experts, however, said the decision was well reasoned and relied on detailed factual findings.

01 Jun 2019 12:36 PM

Facebook facing 20-year consent agreement after privacy lapses

The agreement would resolve a probe of whether the company violated a similar consent pact reached in 2011.

14 May 2019 1:34 PM

Privacy-minded US lawmakers divided over giving more powers to FTC

Facebook said last month the settlement could cost between $3 billion and $5 billion.

09 May 2019 9:25 AM


Facebook executive meets with US lawmakers to discuss privacy

The Federal Trade Commission is investigating allegations that Facebook failed to live up to a 2011 consent decree to protect user privacy.

08 May 2019 10:37 AM

Facebook settlement with US may include privacy oversight

The step would include appointing a federally-approved privacy official at the highest level of Facebook.

02 May 2019 11:18 AM

FTC considering oversight of Facebook’s Zuckerberg

The Post previously reported the FTC is considering hitting Facebook with a multibillion-dollar fine.

21 Apr 2019 11:14 AM

Facebook, FTC discussing multibillion dollar fine

The fine would be the largest ever imposed on a tech company.

18 Feb 2019 12:15 PM

US regulators discuss fining Facebook for privacy violations

The FTC has not finalised its findings in the probe or the total amount of the penalty.

21 Jan 2019 11:11 AM


Facebook’s privacy lapses may result in record fine

The FTC is considering hitting Facebook with a penalty that would top its previous record fine of USD 22.5 million.

20 Jan 2019 1:29 PM

Consumer groups allege Google misleads kids in FTC complaint

The call for FTC action is being led by two groups, the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood and the Centre for Digital Democracy.

20 Dec 2018 5:42 PM

Republican US senator asks FTC to investigate Google ads

In 2013, the FTC closed a lengthy investigation of Google after finding insufficient evidence.

31 Aug 2018 8:54 AM

Apple may have failed to comply with antitrust rules with iPhone

FTC says Apple had forced NTT Docomo, KIDDI and Softbank to offer subsidies and sell iPhones at a discount.

11 Jul 2018 3:18 PM

FTC puts data, privacy under spotlight with new hearings

The FTC plans to hold broad-based hearings about technology, competition and privacy of a kind it hasn’t held in more than 20 years.

21 Jun 2018 8:35 AM