Tag: mobile

This just in: The revision of the FTC’s free guide, Net Cetera: Chatting with Kids About Being Online, is hot off the press. The booklet has updated tips for parents, teachers, and other adults to use when talking with kids about online safety...

Update (3/27/14): Apple will notify people about how to get refunds by April 15. The settlement requires Apple to provide full refunds for in-app charges made by kids without parental permission.Quick: name a way your kids could rack up hundreds of...

There’s so much to look forward to in the spring — warmer weather, cherry blossoms, March madness, spring break, and… privacy seminars. That’s right: nothing says spring quite like the FTC’s upcoming Spring Privacy Series. These two-hour seminars...

Imagine this: You’re at home one evening when a sudden storm knocks out your power. You reach for that flashlight you keep in the kitchen drawer just for emergencies. You flip the switch, and the flashlight asks for your location. That would be...

The FTC is gearing up for its “Internet of Things: Privacy and Security in a Connected World” workshop on November 19, 2013. The goal is to explore issues of consumer privacy and security when it comes to the connectivity of everyday devices. Vint...

Who doesn’t like to get something for free? That’s what scammers are hoping when they send out messages like this:You've been selected for a free $1000 giftcard!Enter the code 'FREE' at yourfavestore.com.shop.biz to get it now.Only 112 left! Text...

¿A quién no le gusta recibir algo gratis? Eso es lo que esperan los estafadores cuando te envían mensajes como estos:¡Has sido seleccionado para recibir una tarjeta de regalo gratis de $1000!Para recibirla ya, ingresa el código 'FREE' en...

Thinking of buying an IP camera to keep an eye on your home or business when you’re away? Or maybe you‘ve already set up a security camera that you can access remotely? If so, you’ll want to read today’s news from the FTC. TRENDNet, a tech supplier...

¿Estás pensando en comprar una cámara IP — también conocida como cámara de red o internet — para vigilar tu casa o tu negocio cuando estás ausente? ¿O tal vez ya instalaste una cámara de seguridad a la que puedes acceder remotamente? Si así fuera,...

Network or internet cameras — usually marketed as IP cameras — are popular for keeping an eye on your property, your family, and your pets. These cameras provide live video and audio feeds that you can access remotely using an internet...

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