FTC Going Strong at 100 with Major Internet Enforcement Actions

This week the Federal Trade Commission will have a banquet and symposium celebrating its 100th anniversary (with more than 20 past and current FTC officials).  The FTC Act, which gave the agency the power to regulate “unfair methods of competition in or affecting commerce and unfair or deceptive acts or practices in or affecting commerce,” was broadly written to permit it to adapt to the digital age.

Going into their centennial celebration, the FTC announced several major enforcement actions including:

In addition, recent initiatives of the FTC include: