EpiPen maker under investigation by the Federal Trade Commission

The FTC is investigating a couple of different aspects of Mylan’s business practices - including hiking the price of an injector to about $300 dollars — up from $57 for each shot.

Feds Fine Uber $20 Million

In a complaint the feds lodged against the San Francisco-based ride-share company, officials accused Uber of misleading drivers about their potential hourly or yearly income by exaggerating figures.

Is Your Website’s Privacy Policy Putting You at Risk?

Did you know that you’re legally accountable for the statements made in your website’s privacy policy? Have you read and understood each provision in your privacy policy? Do you know what your responsibilities are?

FTC Finds App Breathalyzers Inaccurate

Despite marketing claims of "government-lab grade testing," the Federal Trade Commission found that Breathometer's app-connected breathalyzers weren't as accurate as the company promised.

Update: Native Ad Compliance and the FTC

It’s been a little over a year since the FTC published guidelines for native advertising. In just 12 months this has led to a significant shift in how native or sponsored content has been implemented.

Amazon’s Alexa in hot water over accidental order

Streaming songs, ordering pizza, and booking cabs are no-brainers for Alexa, the voice-activated assistant installed on Amazon Echo devices. But Alexa also unfortunately appears to enjoy engaging in a little unintentional retail therapy.

Google’s Big Crackdown

Google's record takedown of bad ads came as it and the wider online advertising and publishing industry figure out how to combat ad-blockers and solve the problems with ads that drive people to blockers.

Countdown to Data Privacy Day

As the "Internet of Me" continues to expand, the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and its partners in industry, government and the nonprofit sector will join forces to recognize Data Privacy Day in effort to educate consumers about how they can better protect their personal information and manage their privacy while teaching organizations about how privacy is good for business.

Cheesemaker Pleads Guilty to Imitation Cheese

Two PA cheese companies in Slippery Rock were sentenced this morning to three years of probation and ordered to forfeit $500,000 for selling imitation cheese and advertising it as real.

Drug Company Caught Jacking Up the Prices By 85,000%!

Drug manufacturer Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals settled a lawsuit with the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for US$100 million, for engaging in illegal anti-competitive behavior to ensure its continued monopoly over a life-saving medication for infants with epilepsy.