Tag: Federal Trade Commission

How Much Do Scam Text Messages Cost Americans? 1

How Much Do Scam Text Messages Cost Americans?

According to data from the Federal Trade Commission, scam text messages cost Americans a total of $9 billion in 2022. For most people, who can detect scam texts from a distance, they are an annoyance, but there can be serious consequences if you fall for them. These scams typically end

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Microsoft Fined $20 Million For Violating Child Privacy Laws

A complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington has led to Microsoft being fined $20 million for violating child privacy laws. The Justice Department, together with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), announced today that the United States has resolved a case against Microsoft Corp.

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