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New FCC rules could force telephone companies to block robocalls to 911 call centers

In 2012, Congress ordered the Federal Communications Commission to establish a special do not call registry to protect 911 call centres from
Big tech companies snap up smaller rivals at record pace
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Big tech companies snap up smaller rivals at record pace

As US regulators and politicians prepare to crackdown on deals that go under the radar, some of the world's biggest technology companies have been
BrakTooth Flaws Affect Billions of Bluetooth Devices
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BrakTooth Flaws Affect Billions of Bluetooth Devices

Privacy advocates and cryptographers reacted strongly to Apple's August announcement that it would inspect customer devices for child sexual abuse
The FTC Is Investigating Why the Ice Cream Machines at McDonald's Are Always Broken
Business

The FTC Is Investigating Why the Ice Cream Machines at McDonald's Are Always Broken

September 2, 2021, 2 minutes read According to franchisees, and a Wall Street Journal report, the joke about the McDonald's ice-cream machine not
FTC investigating McDonald's ice cream machines
Entertainment

FTC investigating McDonald's ice cream machines

What happened to the ice cream machine? McDonald's considers the meme an everyday fact. The fast-food company has struggled for years to understand
Tech

McFlurry machines keep breaking and the FTC wants answers

The McDonald's McFlurry machine, with its tendency to fail, has inspired many jokes and Twitter feuds. Now it could be the subject of an
Lina Khan’s Theory of the Facebook Antitrust Case Takes Shape
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Lina Khan’s Theory of the Facebook Antitrust Case Takes Shape

Federal judge James Boasberg gave specific instructions to the agency on how to save the Federal Trade Commission's antitrust case against Facebook.
FTC Accuses Facebook of Using 'Buy-or-Bury' Techniques to Stifle Competition and 'Hone a Surveillance-Based Advertising Model'
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FTC Accuses Facebook of Using 'Buy-or-Bury' Techniques to Stifle Competition and 'Hone a Surveillance-Based Advertising Model'

Today, the United States Federal Trade Commission strengthened its antitrust case against Facebook. It provided more details about how Facebook
Today’s real story: The Facebook monopoly – TechCrunch
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Today’s real story: The Facebook monopoly – TechCrunch

Facebook is a monopoly. But is that right? Mark Zuckerberg made a special announcement today on national television. Lina Khans FTC filed its case to
FTC Refiles Historic Antitrust Lawsuit as Facebook Tries to Bury the News With Shiny Things
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FTC Refiles Historic Antitrust Lawsuit as Facebook Tries to Bury the News With Shiny Things

The Federal Trade Commission refiled its antitrust suit against Facebook on Thursday amid a Facebook marketing frenzy. It claimed that the company