FTC Approves Final Order Settling Charges Against Software and Rent-to-Own Companies Accused of Computer Spying

Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved nine final orders settling charges that seven rent-to-own companies and a software design firm and its two principals spied on consumers using computers that consumers rented from them. The companies used software to take screenshots of confidential and personal information, log customers’ computer keystrokes, […]