Posts Tagged: deceptive trade practices


FTC Stops “History Sniffing” by Online Advertising Network

An online advertising company agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it used “history sniffing” to secretly and illegally gather data from millions of consumers about …

Skechers to Pay $40 Million for False Advertising

Yet another ad that the FTC took issue with was one featuring celebrities including Kim Kardashian and Brooke Burke, which aired during the 2011 Super Bowl. In the …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 2

FTC Bars Deceptive and Misleading Biodegradable Claims

This week the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced it had preliminarily reached a settlement with Dyna-E International and its owner George Wheeler, which would bar the retailer …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 0