Category Archives: Ethics

  1. FTC investigates allegations of deceptive pricing tactics by Amazon

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    August 14, 2017 by Paul Dughi

    When a company like Amazon buys a company like Whole Food, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) takes a look at …
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  2. 93% of sponsored celebrity posts aren’t FTC complaint

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    August 10, 2017 by Paul Dughi

    The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced it was cracking down on improperly-labeled native advertising and disclosures on paid social …
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  3. Facebook refuses to release political advertising data

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    July 17, 2017 by Paul Dughi

    Television stations must disclose to the public which politicians bought advertising on which station, how much they spent, and where …
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  4. Mixing GPS location data with advertising

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    June 27, 2017 by Paul Dughi

    The privacy folks are about to have a whole lot of new things to worry about.  We’ve all been cyber-stalked …
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  5. The Illusory Truth Effect: The more someone sees “fake news,” the more they believe it

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    June 23, 2017 by Paul Dughi

    A study done by Yale University’s Department of Psychology, Department of Economics, and School of Management concluded that “even a …
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  6. Man fined $4,000 for clicking the Like button of defamatory Facebook posts

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    June 15, 2017 by Paul Dughi

    Here’s a twist.  A Swiss man has been fined roughly $4,000 bucks for clicking the Like button on Facebook.  Yup, …
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