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8/1/2017
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The Senate on Tuesday introduced an amendment to a law that protects the hosts of websites from liability for content posted by others to go after sites such as Backpage.com that have been criticized for facilitating child sex trafficking. The legislation,...
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7/28/2017
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The Federal Trade Commission is reportedly looking into the company’s pricing policy How do you know if the great deal you just snagged on Amazon is real? The Federal Trade Commission is investigating whether the company uses “deceptive” pricing to...
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7/21/2017
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The Federal Trade Commission just set its sights on Amazon’s deal pricing schemes, responding to complaints that the giant online retailer misleads customers with its discounts. The FTC’s investigation is part of its review of Amazon’s agreement to...
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7/21/2017
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The Federal Trade Commission is looking into claims made by a nonprofit that accuse Amazon of misleading customers about price bargains, a source close to the investigation told Reuters. The probe is reportedly part of the FTC’s review of Amazon’s recent $...
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7/21/2017
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Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods requires a wink of blessing from the Federal Trade Commission, but that might not be a done deal. Reuters is reporting that the FTC is taking a particular interest in how Jeff Bezos' online retailer prices, and discounts,...
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7/21/2017
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When you say you’re selling an item for 30% off of some higher original price, there are rules about how real that “original” price has to be. If that reference is made up, or the item never actually sells for that price, you can land yourself in...
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7/21/2017
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GOOD FRIDAY MORNING and welcome to Morning Tech, where we fully endorse this. Send your tech and telecom tips to lzhou@politico.com and @liszhou. Catch the rest of the team’s contact info after Quick Downloads. FTC SAID TO PROBE AMAZON PRICING — The FTC has...
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7/21/2017
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The Federal Trade Commission reportedly is looking into Amazon's discount policy after a Consumer Watchdog complaint. The US Federal Trade Commission is investigating charges that Amazon's pricing policy is misleading customers, according to a report by Reuters...
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7/21/2017
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In conjunction with its review of Amazon.com's (AMZN)  purchase of Whole Foods Market (WFM) , the Federal Trade Commission is investigating claims made against the e-commerce giant, saying it misleads customers about pricing discounts, Reuters reports. The FTC...
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7/21/2017
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The Federal Trade Commission is reportedly looking into whether Amazon's discounts are as good as they seem.  As part of the FTC's review of Amazon's (AMZN) agreement to buy Whole Foods (WFM), the Federal Trade Commission is looking into allegations...