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  • FTC to retailers: Drop your caffeinated drawers

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — If you purchased caffeine-infused underwear because of promises it will make you thinner, federal regulators say you were hoodwinked — but at least you can get your money back. The Federal Trade Commission announced Monday that two companies — Norm Thompson Outfitters of...

  • Company says FTC going 'to war on Bitcoin' after court shuts it down

    "This is not about Bitcoin, per se," said Jerry Brito, an adjunct professor at George Mason University law school. The company's claim clouded the actual issues in the case -- whether it delivered on the promises related to the technology it sold.

  • Federal judge dismisses ‘scanner troll’ case against FTC

    WACO, Texas (Legal Newsline) – A federal judge has sided with the Federal Trade Commission in a case filed against it by the so-called “scanner troll,” MPHJ Technology Investments LLC. Texas-based MPHJ sued the FTC in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas in January...

  • FTC: Pharmaceutical companies filed ‘baseless’ patent lawsuits to block AndroGel generic

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) –  The Federal Trade Commission is suing several major pharmaceutical companies, saying they illegally blocked consumer access to lower-cost versions of the drug AndroGel. Ramirez The FTC filed its complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District...

  • Google settles with FTC over in-app charges

    NEW YORK (AP) — Google has agreed to pay full refunds totaling at least $19 million to consumers who were charged for purchases that children made via apps without parental consent from the Google Play app store. The settlement is part of the third case by the Federal Trade Commission about...

  • Regulatory robbery: Dentists lobby to stop beauticians from whitening customers' teeth

    Regulation is the tool entrenched businesses use against consumers and competitors. This regulatory battle in North Carolina could become a victory for liberty.



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