Tag: Federal Trade Commission

New Uber Scandal Exposes Hacking of Data on Over 50 Million People

New Uber Scandal Exposes Hacking of Data From Over 50 Million People

A new Uber scandal has once again put the Kalanick-founded ride-hailing company in hot water. On Tuesday, reports about an alleged hacking incident which involves Uber Technologies Inc. made headlines. According to a story published...
FCC Announced Plans to Repeal Net Neutrality Rules

FCC Announces Net Neutrality Repeal Despite Ongoing Investigation

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced the commission's plan to eliminate net neutrality rules. On Tuesday, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced a proposal that will likely change the way we use the Internet. Pai's...
Consumer Protection Agencies Come Down on Social Media Influencers

Consumer Protection Agencies Come Down on Social Media Influencers

Consumer protection agencies in the U.K. and U.S. are demanding that Instagram influencers explicitly disclose paid promotional posts. Made popular by Instagram, influencer marketing is one of the most popular marketing strategies currently. Influencers command as...
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Don’t be Duped! How to Avoid Hurricane Harvey Charity Scams

As financial assistance from people across the globe poured in for the victims of Hurricane Harvey, fraudsters recognized a huge opportunity to lure people into charity scams. Edgy Labs has some tips on how to safely give...
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Net Neutrality: Who is Pushing Back on the Ajit Pai Regulatory Compromise?

Trump's new FCC chairman, Ajit Pai, has successfully pushed for the removal of Obama-era net neutrality regulations. His plan, which he has not fully detailed, includes handing over net neutrality policing to the more lax...