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Tag: FTC

FTC challenges Big Pharma over unfair patents as Sanders applauds regulatory...

The Federal Trade Commission intensifies its fight against pharmaceutical patent abuses, aiming to slash drug prices and increase access to generic medications.

FTC announces update of COPPA Rule

The proposed revisions are said to provide greater protections for children's personal information online to ensure parents are still in control of their children's data.

Federal Trade Commission sues Amazon over Prime subscriptions

The FTC said that for years Amazon "complicated the cancellation process for Prime subscribers who sought to end their membership."

Senators push back on $25 billion Kroger-Albertsons grocery giant merger

Opposition from progressive lawmakers, such as Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Sen. Bernie Sanders, are calling on regulators to reject the deal.

Match scam

“The federal government is accusing dating website Match.com of catfishing its own users."

A whopping 75% of FTC officials have revolving door conflicts with...

Corporations have little to fear from an FTC whose leaders held or take jobs helping corporations fight the agency.

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Clooney, Holt, and others push ageist tropes against Biden instead of addressing Project 2025

George Clooney pushed ageist tropes against Biden in New York Times. Then Lester Holt and others piled up as well, instead of whistleblowing Project 2025.

Billionaire-backed JD Vance claims working class support despite anti-labor record

Vance accepted the party’s vice-presidential nomination with promises to champion the interests of everyday Americans.

Dear Democrats—change the message! Please!

Ideally this can be resolved by the Democrats engaging in focused strategic and tactical consideration with one over-riding goal: How to retain the White House and Senate and win back the House.

Groundbreaking study highlights urgent need to protect global forest carbon sinks

Published in Nature, the study underscores the importance of global forests in absorbing carbon dioxide and calls for immediate action to protect these ecosystems.

‘Largest IT outage in history’ causes global chaos: Flights grounded, hospitals and banks disrupted

As the global community grapples with the aftermath of what is being termed the largest IT outage in history, the focus remains on restoring normalcy and addressing the vulnerabilities exposed by this incident.