Upromise membership reward service fined $500,000 for FTC violations By Susan Salisbury Membership reward service called Upromise, aimed at consumers trying to save for college, will pay a $500,000 civil penalty to settle allegations that it violated the terms of a Federal …
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that she was harmed and injured from purchasing Huggies Natural Care Baby Wipes that were advertised as being “natural,” “gentle,” “hypoallergenic,” and made with the “simplest formula for a gentle clean.”
New rules passed by the European Union called the General Data Protection Regulation puts the onus directly on companies and organizations that hold personal data to be fully responsible for protecting it. One of the major changes will be setting full privacy as the default position.
Jetstar and Virgin cough up hundreds of thousands for misleading ‘drip pricing’ techniques By Tom Steinfort It’s the dodgy airline tactic that infuriates so many Australian holidaymakers – but finally it’s Jetstar and Virgin who are being forced to pay the …
The importance of understanding how companies approach personal data is on the rise. Because online identities are always at risk, consumers should take steps to protect themselves, especially when it comes to sensitive data linked to financial accounts or email, cybersecurity experts say.
The non-profit American Automobile Association, beer company Anheuser-Busch and e-commerce company Wayfair failed to comply with ad industry’s privacy code, a unit of the Better Business Bureau said Thursday.
Taser, the manufacturer of the Axon body-worn camera and Taser stun guns, filed a lawsuit Feb. 27 claiming “deceptive advertising and fraudulent concealment of a critical defect” in its LE4 body-worn cameras marketed to law enforcement agencies nationwide, including the “Phoenix Police Department and other Arizona consumers.”
A Southwest paralegal with no financial credentials ran companies that defrauded people of nearly $2.4 million with false promises of debt reduction, according to the Florida attorney general’s office and the Federal Trade Commission.
A new study finds that nearly 40% of publishers don’t comply with native advertising guidelines set forth by the Federal Trade Commission.