Tag: Federal Trade Commission
Company to refund at least $32.5 million and agrees to change billing practices for app purchases.
WASHINGTON — Google is agreeing to license certain patents to mobile phone rivals and stop a practice of including snippets from other websites in its search results as part of a settlement to end a 19-month investigation into the search leader’s business practices, the Federal Trade Commission said Thursday. U.S. antitrust regulators added that they […]
The Federal Trade Commission announced a new set of privacy standards today to help consumers understand what kind of information is collected on them. From the 73-page report: In today’s world of smart phones, smart grids, and smart cars, companies are collecting, storing, and sharing more information about consumers than ever before. Although companies use […]