It’s about time. In new legislation geared towards protection for people with credit card debt, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) also added some protections for people from debt consolidation agencies. The most sweeping part of the legislation is that debt consolidation companies can no longer collect money up front before they start helping you. Here’s […]

Last December I wrote on Intel being sued by the Federal Trade Commission based on the sweetheart deal Dell was getting for using their chips in Dell computers. The suit against Intel is about to commence, but it seems Dell did a proactive move and decided to settle with the Securities and Exchange Commission to […]

Last March I wrote about the efforts the Federal Trade Commission was putting through trying to get to change its advertising so that they had to disclose the fact that their credit report wasn’t actually free, but instead a shill trying to get everyone to buy credit monitoring services instead. They even went so […]

Of course everyone saw this coming after NY Attorney General Andrew Cuomo filed suit against them in November, but Intel can’t be feeling good this morning after the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) finally filed an antitrust lawsuit against them for engaging in what they’re calling anti-competitive practices. In essence, it’s the same thing that Cuomo […]

This is why many of us don’t trust government agencies. Today it was announced that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is going to start targeting blogs and celebrities for truth in advertising laws. In essence, what they’re saying is that they’re going after blogs and celebrities who endorse something without disclosing whether they’ve been paid […]

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