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Don’t click on that random text. It’s a scam

Gema de las Heras
Sorry to burst your bubble. That unexpected text from the Postal Service (USPS), Costco, or The Home Depot telling you about an unclaimed package or a survey you can complete to claim a freebie is NOT
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FTC Commissioners aren’t calling you — really

Andrew Rayo
Scammers have been calling, pretending to be people from the FTC. While the names they use might be real, they’re actually scammers — some of them hoping to trick you into thinking they’re an FTC
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Back to school: Children’s privacy

Jim Kreidler
It's back to school season and as you’re getting your kids ready for the new school year, the FTC wants you to know we’re thinking about your children’s privacy while they use education technology to

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