App Stores Remove Three Dating Apps After FTC Warns Operator about Potential COPPA, FTC Act Violations

Three dating apps have been removed from Apple’s App Store and Google’s Google Play Store following allegations by the Federal Trade Commission that the apps allowed children as young as 12 to access them and appeared to be in violation of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and the FTC Act. In a recent […]

FTC Completes Review of Holder Rule

The Federal Trade Commission announced today that it has completed its review of the Holder Rule, which protects consumers who purchase goods and services using credit obtained through a merchant. As part of its systematic review of all its rules and guides, the FTC in November 2015 sought public comment on the Holder Rule, including […]

FTC Seeks Additional Public Comment on Proposed Changes to the Contact Lens Rule

The Federal Trade Commission today announced it is seeking additional public comment about newly proposed changes to the agency’s Contact Lens Rule. The new proposal follows an extensive review and consideration of thousands of public comments and material received by the Commission between 2015 and 2018, including surveys, studies, analyses, and information generated at an […]