The Federal Trade Commission Comes Calling

May It Please The Internet by John Di Giacomo & Eric Misterovich

Episode notes
John Di Giacomo and Eric Misterovich discuss the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and recent enforcement actions taken by the FTC. They explain that the FTC is a government watchdog that protects consumers from unfair and deceptive acts in business. The FTC has broad regulatory and enforcement authority under Section 5 of the FTC Act, which prohibits unfair methods of competition and unfair and deceptive acts or practices that affect commerce.They highlight that businesses need to be cautious about how they portray their goods or services online and avoid crossing the line into unfair or deceptive practices. The FTC can enforce its rules throug ...   ...  Read more
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