Federal Trade Commission

  • Google faces up to $5 bn CCI fine; says cooperating in probe March 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Google, which is facing antitrust investigation in India by fair trade watchdog CCI, can face a penalty of up to about USD five billion if it is found to have violated competition norms of the country. Google said it is "extending full cooperation" to the CCI in its investigation....
  • Google to pay $ 22.5 mn fine for violating privacy August 10, 2012

    Washington: Internet giant Google has agreed to pay $ 22.5 million as fine to settle charges that it violated the default privacy norms of the Apple's web browser, Safari, the US Federal regulators have said. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) had charged that it misrepresented to users of Safari that it would...
  • Google to pay $22.5 mn to settle privacy charges July 10, 2012

    Bangalore: Google Inc is close to paying $22.5 million to settle charges that it bypassed the privacy settings of customers using Apple's Safari browser, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing officials briefed on the settlement terms. The fine would be the largest penalty ever levied on a single company by the...
  • Indian call centres used for $ 5 mn scam in US February 22, 2012

    Washington/New York: Federal authorities have cracked down on a California-based company that used the services of call centers in India to make fake, very often threatening, debt collector calls to consumers in the US. At a complaint filed by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), a US district court ordered stopping making...
  • Intel to pay AMD $1.25 bn, settle all legal disputes November 13, 2009

    San Francisco: Intel Corp will pay rival chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) Inc $1.25 billion to settle all outstanding legal disputes, in a move that can hasten the resolution of Intel's antitrust troubles. AMD, whose shares jumped 22 per cent, agreed to withdraw essentially all its regulatory complaints and litigation against...