ROSCA

FTC Lawsuit Accuses DIRECTV of Deceptive Advertising, ROSCA Violations

March 13, 2015 This Wednesday, the Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC or Commission”) sued satellite television service provider DirecTV, Inc. and its subsidiary (“DIRECTV”) in federal court in San Francisco.  The Commission has accused DIRECTV of violating the FTC Act and the Restore Online Shoppers’ Confidence Act (“ROSCA”) with purportedly deceptive advertising and sales practices. …

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FTC Secures $22 Million Settlement for Alleged ROSCA Violations

November 21, 2014 Earlier this week, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced that three companies agreed to pay more than $22 million in consumer refunds for allegedly violating the Restore Online Shoppers’ Confidence Act (“ROSCA”). The ROSCA settlement is one of the largest in FTC history. ROSCA  Generally ROSCA was enacted in January 2011 to …

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FTC Files ROSCA Charges Against Online Retailers of Health-Related Products

October 22, 2014 The Restore Online Shoppers’ Confidence Act (“ROSCA”) was enacted in January 2011 to prohibit online retailers from charging consumers’ financial accounts unless they have clearly disclosed all material terms associated with their subject products or services and obtained consumers’ express informed consent to bill for those products or services.  ROSCA mandates that …

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