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FTC Charges D-Link Put Consumers’ Privacy at Risk Due to the Inadequate Security of Its Computer Routers and Cameras

The Federal Trade Commission filed a complaint against Taiwan-based computer networking equipment manufacturer D-Link Corporation and its US subsidiary, alleging that inadequate security measures taken by the company left its wireless routers and

Secretary of Commerce Pritzker Highlights Key Departmental Accomplishments During Obama Administration

Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker submitted her exit memorandum to President Barack Obama highlighting the Department of Commerce’s major accomplishments that helped grow the US economy during the past eight years.

FTC Announces Internet of Things Challenge to Combat Security Vulnerabilities in Home Devices

The Federal Trade Commission announced that it is challenging the public to create an innovative tool that will help protect consumers from security vulnerabilities in the software of home devices connected to the Internet of Things.

FCC Adopts Globalstar Report and Order

Dec 22, the Federal Communications Commission adopted the following item: Terrestrial Use of the 2473-2495 MHz Band for Low-Power Mobile Broadband Networks; Amendments to Rules for the Ancillary Terrestrial Component of Mobile Satellite Service Sy

Total Call Mobile Pays $30 Million and Receives Permanent Lifeline Ban

The Federal Communications Commission announced that Total Call Mobile will pay $30 million to resolve fraud investigations by the FCC’s Enforcement Bureau and the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York into allegati

Telemarketing Defendants Charged by FTC in Tech Support Scheme Will Pay $10 Million for Consumer Redress

The defendants who operated a Florida-based tech support scheme that the Federal Trade Commission and State of Florida charged deceived thousands of consumers, will pay $10 million for consumer redress to settle the action.

NIST's Innovation Accelerator Program Announces $30 million Grant Program to ‘Pull the Future Forward’ for Public Safety

The National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) Public Safety Communications Research Division (PSCR) has announced a $30 million grant funding opportunity to accelerate research, development, production, and testing of key broadband t

Incoming House Commerce Committee Chairman Walden Continues Staff Announcements for Committee

Rep Greg Walden (R-OR), incoming Chairman of the House Commerce Committee, continued staff announcements for the 115th Congress.

Digital Advertising Company Settles FTC Charges It Deceptively Tracked Consumers Both Online and Through Their Mobile Devices

Turn Inc, a Redwood City (CA) company that enables sellers to target digital advertisements to consumers, has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it deceived consumers by tracking them online and through their mobile application

AMC Required to Divest Movie Theatres, Reduce NCM Ownership and Complete Screen Transfers in Order to Complete Acquisition of Carmike Cinemas

The Department of Justice announced that it will require AMC Entertainment Holdings to divest theatres in 15 local markets, sell off most of its holdings and relinquish all of its governance rights in National Cinemedia LLC (NCM), and transfer 24