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  • FTC's in-app purchasing cases ignored consumer benefits, critics say

    The U.S. Federal Trade Commission failed to adequately consider the consumer benefits of easy in-app purchases in its recent complaints accusing Apple and Amazon.com of allowing children to buy digital products without parental permission, according to some critics of the agency.

    Written by Grant Gross01 Aug. 14 05:34
  • FTC Commissioner Wright's calendar heavy on lobbyists, light on consumer groups

    The official calendar for Joshua Wright, a commissioner with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, shows he has had many meetings with technology company lobbyists, but none with consumer advocates, even though consumer protection is a major part of the agency's mission.

    Written by Grant Gross05 April 14 06:42