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Hang up on imposter scams

Jim Kreidler
When people encounter scams or bad business practices, they report them to the FTC. And what we’ve learned is interesting. Young adults report losing money to scammers more often than older people do
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Is your kid using education technology? Read on

Peder Magee and James Trilling, Senior Attorneys, FTC
Whether in class or at home, kids are probably using technology to do their schoolwork. But have you ever wondered what information that technology is gathering from your kid? The FTC has, and today

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