Defendants will be prohibited from misleading consumers, taking up-front payments for Bitcoin Machines. Butterfly Labs and two of its operators have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they deceived thousands of consumers about the availability, profitability, and newness of machines designed to mine the virtual currency known as Bitcoin, and that they unfairly… Read More

The Federal Trade Commission has charged online distance education school Stratford Career Institute with misleading consumers about its high school equivalency program that the agency alleges failed to meet the best requirements set by most states. It the complain, the FTC alleges that Stratford’s extensive advertising for its high school program included multiple references to… Read More

In February 2014, thousands of ASUS router owners found a disturbing text file saved to their devices. “This is an automated message being sent out to everyone effected,” the message read. “Your Asus router (and your documents) can be accessed by anyone in the world with an Internet connection.” The anonymous sender then urged the… Read More