Progress

Current status
in consultation
03 Jan 2023 in consultation
01 Dec 2022 in consultation
28 Nov 2022 under deliberation

Scope

Implementers
United States of America
Policy Area
Other operating condition
Policy Instrument
Consumer protection regulation
Regulated Economic Activity
software provider: other software
Government Branch
executive
Government Body
consumer protection authority
Implementation Level
national

Timeline of events

03 Jan 2023
in consultation

Closed consultations on proposed consent order for lawsuit against Google in deceptive endorsements

On 3 January 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) closed the public comment period on a proposed order for consent agreement related to violations of federal law prohibiting unfair or deceptive acts or practices. The order is related to the laws…

Source
Event type public lawsuit
Action type consultation opened
Government branch executive
Government body consumer protection authority
01 Dec 2022
in consultation

Opened consultations on proposed consent order for lawsuit against Google in deceptive endorsements

On 1 December 2022, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) opened public comments on a proposed order for a consent agreement related to iHeartMedia and Google's violations of federal law prohibiting unfair or deceptive acts or practices until 3 January…

Source
Event type public lawsuit
Action type consultation opened
Government branch executive
Government body consumer protection authority
28 Nov 2022
under deliberation

Announced lawsuits against Google and iHeartMedia for deceptive endorsements

On 28 November 2022, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and several state attorneys general announced they filed a lawsuit against Google and iHeartMedia for deceptive endorsements of Google's Pixel 4 phone between 2019 and 2020 in ten large mark…

Source
Event type public lawsuit
Action type announcement
Government branch executive
Government body consumer protection authority