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Match.com Used Fake Ads to Swindle Users, F.T.C. Says

The Federal Trade Commission sued the company behind the dating site Match.com on Wednesday, saying it had used fake advertisements in an attempt to swindle hundreds of thousands of consumers into buying subscriptions. According to the complaint against Match Group Inc., which was filed in the United States District Court …

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DealBook Briefing: Did the F.T.C. Go Soft on Facebook?

Good Tuesday. (Was this email forwarded to you? Sign up here.) Inside the F.T.C.’s Facebook investigation The Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce as soon as this week a record-breaking $5 billion fine for Facebook over violations of user privacy, which could also include a requirement for increased oversight. …

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