Tag: FTC

Android Amazon in-app purchases

Amazon to finally refund unathorized in-app purchases as battle with FTC ends

Back in November last year, Amazon was ordered to refund parents of kids with accidental in-app purchases. That sounded like a win for parents...

Qualcomm sued by the FTC for violating competition laws

Qualcomm is one of those tech companies that are involved in several lawsuits due to its products being used in numerous devices. We're counting not...

Judge says Amazon is liable for kids’ “accidental” in-app purchases

Probably every parent has had this nightmare: receiving their credit card bill and seeing a huge amount charged to them for in-app purchases they...

FTC starts probing on possible abuse of Android’s dominance by Google

Android is being abused by Google. Some of you may say Google is Android or Android is Google but it’s really not. Android is...

Android app developers receive FTC warning about SilverPush

Android developers using SilverPush have been warned by the FTC that the advertising framework can listen to the users in the background with the...

Google facing another antitrust case, this time in the US

Majority of the Android community may be grateful to Google for all the products and services that company has introduced or will still announce...

Developer for malware app settles out of court with FTC, New Jersey

You really have to be careful nowadays with apps that are promising various rewards and bonuses (and if they don't come from reliable developers)....
YouTube for kids

Investigate YouTube Kids for deceptive ads, says advocacy groups to FTC

Admit it or not, YouTube is one convenient babysitter. It's not just the tablet being used as an entertainer or sitter but the YouTube...

Judge dismisses AT&T claim that FTC can’t sue them for data throttling

October last year, the Federal Trade Commission filed in federal court lawsuit against AT&T for data throttling. According to the FTC, the carrier deceived...

FTC files complaint in federal court against AT&T for throttling

The FTC has filed a complaint against AT&T in federal court that alleges AT&T Mobility has misled millions of smartphone customers by charging them...

FTC orders Google to refund unauthorized in-app purchases

The Federal Trade Commission ordering tech giants to pay up for unlawful charges is nothing new. Earlier this 2014, Apple was slapped and asked...

FTC files lawsuit against Amazon for easy in-app purchases

After going after Apple previously, the Federal Trade Commission has now filed a lawsuit against Amazon because of its policies that make unauthorized in-app...