The FCC released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Friday concerning the use of modern dialing technologies when contacting consumers on cell phones about student loan debts, mortgages, taxes and other debts owed to or guaranteed by the government. more »
LifeLock Inc., an identity theft protection company that settled federal court order contempt charges for $100 million in December, has ramped up internet advertising, TV ad campaigns and direct mail programs to try rebuilding its service and attract new consumers. more »
"Universities are the new Ellis Island," said Kalpesh Kapadia, chief executive and co-founder of SelfScore, which aims to extend credit to foreign students in the U.S.
A federal judge granted the Federal Trade Commissions request for summary judgment in the agencys lawsuit against Amazon Inc., alleging the company billed consumers for unauthorized in-app charges incurred by children. more »
A purported nonprofit that allegedly benefitted from a massive landline phone bill cramming operation has agreed to turn over most of its assets in order to settle Federal Trade Commission charges. more »