FTC Poster Child

Here’s a perfect example of what it takes to become a U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) poster child. Violations included spam (CAN-SPAM Act), falsely telling consumers that transactions were encrypted, and making false claims about the products.

You’re smart enough to not send unsolicited commercial e-mail and ethical enough not to misrepresent your products…but the lesson to learn from this one is to make sure that if you say online purchases are encrypted that they actually are protected. Don’t assume. Verify.

Author Mike Young, Esq.

Mike Young has been practicing business and technology law since 1994 and is an angel investor in startups. He's been an entrepreneur since 1988. To get legal help from Attorney Young, click here now or call 214-546-4247 to schedule a phone consultation.

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