US Federal Trade Commission

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First reported 35 mins ago - Updated 30 mins ago - 1 reports

Yelp Inc Settles Lawsuit After Collecting Data On Children

Yelp and its legal team have found themselves in the news quite a bit lately.While online review company Yelp Inc ( NYSE:YELP ) may have won a small victory in California last week, the company was forced to settle a recent lawsuit over collecting data ... [Published Value Walk - 35 mins ago]
First reported 43 mins ago - Updated 43 mins ago - 1 reports

News Scan: Don't use big data to discriminate, says FTC; Pay cuts at IBM for deficient tech pros; More

FTC warns against using big data for discriminationBig data holds lots of promise to help organizations better know their customers, but don't even think about using it to exclude customers. That was the warning by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) at ... [Published Fierce CIO - 43 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

HEALTH INSURANCE SCHEME

AN APPLETON BUSINESS IS ACCUSED OF RUNNING A . THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION HAS FILED A RESTRAINING ORDER AGAINST GARY KIEPER—THE OWNER OF PARTNERS IN HEALTH CARE. ACCCORDING TO COURT RECORDS, PARTNERS IN HEALTH CARE WAS ADVERTISING MEDICAL INSURANCE ... [Published 1490Wosh.com - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

New rules push Internet retailers to make quick deliveries

Internet retailers are facing new rules from the Federal Trade Commission requiring them to ship customers' orders on time and promptly offer refunds for some items that are late.The FTC said Tuesday that online sellers will be required to ship merchandise ... [Published The Hill - 2 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Tesla will now be allowed to sell directly to you in Massachusetts

( Steve Jurvetson ) The highest court in Massachusetts has ruled that Tesla should be able to sell its electric cars directly to consumers like you and me. That's a big win for billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, who's been waging a multi-state ... [Published Post Tech - 6 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission Sign Cooperation Agreement with Colombian Antitrust Agency

Assistant Attorney General Bill Baer of the Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division has signed an antitrust cooperation agreement with the Colombian antitrust agency on behalf of the Department of Justice.  ... [Published Antitrust Division: Press Releases - 4 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Appleton business accused in insurance scheme

By Holly Meyer, The Post-Crescent, Appleton, Wis. McClatchy-Tribune Information ServicesSept. 16 -- APPLETON -- An Appleton -based business is at the center of an insurance scheme that authorities say tricked Spanish-speaking and other consumers nati ... [Published Insurance News Net - 7 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 5 reports

FTC Warns Of Using Big Data To Exclude Consumers

The collection and analysis of big data holds great promise, but may also lead some companies to create profiles of consumers leading to discrimination, the chairwoman of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission said Monday.Read full story » ... [Published CMO.com - 18 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

House Judiciary Committee Acts to Harmonize Antitrust Review Standards and Processes

On September 10, the House Judiciary Committee passed, by voice vote, legislation to eliminate certain disparities to antitrust review by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews ... [Published JD Supra - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

Emily Peyton and Dan Feliciano add voices to the debate

Emily Peyton and Dan Feliciano add voices to the debateUpdated: Monday, September 15 2014 5:29 PM EDT 2014-09-15 21:29:49 GMTTwo other gubernatorial candidates shared the gazebo with Scott Milne and Gov. Peter Shumlin for Saturday's debate.Two other gubernatorial ... [Published WCAX TV3 - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

Insurers fight provider consolidation

AHIP's Brendan Buck: "Bigger hospitals really only mean bigger bills for patients"ShareToolsAs the trend toward hospital mergers and acquisitions continues, America's Health Insurance Plans is pushing back against consolidation, saying it jeopardizes ... [Published FierceHealthPayer - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

As Obamacare's Second Rollout Begins, Avoid These Plans and Scams

NEW YORK (MainStreet) -- The second Affordable Care Act (ACA) open enrollment period is just weeks away but some Americans are still reeling from scams spawned by the initial Obamacare rollout.The Federal Trade Commission is mopping up the mess from last ... [Published TheStreet.com - Sep 15 2014]

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Before we start talking about fraud and pyramid schemes, let's just take a moment to admire this woman's nails. (Ron Antonelli/Bloomberg) Avon Products is leaving the trade association it helped to found more than a century ago, writing in a letter ...
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( Steve Jurvetson ) The highest court in Massachusetts has ruled that Tesla should be able to sell its electric cars directly to consumers like you and me. That's a big win for billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, who's been waging a multi-state ...
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( Steve Jurvetson ) The highest court in Massachusetts has ruled that Tesla should be able to sell its electric cars directly to consumers like you and me. That's a big win for billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, who's been waging a multi-state ...
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