FTC Launches Crackdown on “Bogus Text Message Prize Offers”

FTC Cracks Down on Senders of Spam Text Messages Promoting “Free” Gift Cards Defendants Were Responsible for More than 180 Million Spam Text Messages The Federal Trade Commission is cracking down on affiliate marketers that allegedly bombarded consumers with hundreds of millions of unwanted spam text messages in an effort to steer them towards deceptive…

FTC to Study Data Broker Industry’s Collection and Use of Consumer Data

FTC to Study Data Broker Industry’s Collection and Use of Consumer Data Commission Issues Nine Orders for Information to Analyze Industry’s Privacy Practices FTC RELEASE: The Federal Trade Commission issued orders requiring nine data brokerage companies to provide the agency with information about how they collect and use data about consumers.  The agency will use the information…

CLBR Segment 2 (Podcast Only): Chris Abraham and the Intersection of Social Media and Reputation Management

NOTE:  Not on live broadcast because pre-recorded due to my schedule. CHRIS ABRAHAM – REPUTATION.COM Chris comes to Reputation.com from Abraham Harrison where he was a pioneer in online social networks and publishing, with a natural facility for anticipating the next big thing, As an Internet analyst, web strategy consultant and advisor to the industries’…