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Did you miss the #COPPAWorkshop ? Watch it Part I here: and Part II:

FTC releases FY 2019 National Do Not Call Registry data book. Imposter calls topped list of complaint categories in the past year: #DoNotCall 

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Aloe vera supplement seller barred from making misleading health claims. NatureCity promoted TrueAloe and AloeCran as treatments for conditions affecting seniors:

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Transactions granted early termination of the HSR waiting period by the FTC & DOJ on Oct. 16 are now posted:

With respect to state data, #NewHampshire  now leads the nation in active DNC registrations per capita.

States reporting the most complaints per 100K population has not changed. Top 5 states: #Colorado  (2,294 per 100k population), #Oregon  (2,227 per 100k population), #Arizona  (2,211 per 100k population), #NewJersey  (2,188 per 100k population) and #Nevada  (2,186 per 100k population)

FTC extends deadline for comments on #COPPA  Rule until Dec. 9:

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If your information was exposed in the #Equifax  #databreach , you can now file a claim at

#BREAKING: FTC sues @ATT  for deceptive & unfair data throttling (promising unlimited data & then slowing speeds).

Facebook assessed $5 billion penalty, subjected to sweeping new restrictions on user privacy decisions to settle FTC charges the company violated a 2012 FTC order by deceiving users about their ability to control privacy of their personal info. Read more:

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Statement by the Acting Director of ’s Bureau of Consumer Protection regarding reported concerns about 's practices: #privacy 

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Yes, it is an ad - if they send it to you because you’re an influencer or for you to review it. #Influencers101 

If you answer the phone and hear a recorded message, it’s a robocall. Companies need your written permission to use #robocalls  to sell you things. If you haven’t given it, hang up & report the call to @FTC  . Learn more: #STOPRobocalls2019 

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FTC warns hurricane victims about flood insurance robocall scam: #Harvey  #HurricaneHarvey  #ScamAlert 

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Roses are red, Violets are blue, Romance scams are bad, And they will cost you! Last year, people reported losing $143 million to romance scams – a higher total than for any other type of scam reported to the FTC. Learn more: #ValentinesDay 

Gaming site @Machinima  settles FTC charges it deceived consumers w/Xbox One endorsement videos by paid influencers:

"This is #Equifax  calling to verify your acct information." Stop. Don't tell them anything, it's a scam: #ScamAlert 

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