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Earlier this month, a Federal District Court judge ruled that the Federal Trade Commission…
Added by Kenny Alward on April 23, 2014 at 5:57am — No Comments
Data security is becoming an increasingly public concern as databases from large retailers continue to be breached and consumer information exposed. Congress is holding hearings this week with top data security professionals to discuss how best to prevent future breaches. The concern is so high that Congress is…Continue
Added by Scott T. Joseph on March 12, 2014 at 1:28pm — No Comments
Recent Federal Trade Commission (FTC) crackdowns against dealerships have drawn attention to the changing dynamics of automotive advertising. While FTC interventions have caused turmoil for some, most auto dealers don’t buy into running too good-to-be true ads. Some dealers even pride themselves on being straight with their customers.
The challenge for these dealers now lies with…Continue
Added by Rachel Boyle on November 11, 2013 at 12:09pm — No Comments
You’ll always hear me say, “the minute you’ve lost your perspective as the consumer, you’ll never have any perspective as a marketer.” Whether you’re actually a marketer or a businessperson of any kind in any industry whatsoever, the same rule applies. Online reviews don’t just “appear,” and much like a doctor’s advice after a heart attack, “the signs were there, we just didn’t see them or they were ignored.” There is a process by which online reviews come to be published…Continue
Added by Camille Forte on June 21, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments
Yeah, in the most absurd move ever, the FTC has determined that Twitter is not excluded from regulatory laws requiring full disclosure on products or services. TheWall Street Journal reports that any…Continue
In the course of day-to-day business, dealerships collect personal information from consumers, including names, addresses, and phone numbers; bank and credit card account numbers; income and credit histories; and Social Security numbers.
Sources close to the FTC say that four FTC commissioners: "have become convinced after more than a year of investigation that…Continue
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