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FTC Cracks Down on Jerk.com

08
Apr
2014

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has charged the operators of Jerk.com of scamming people. The FTC alleged that the online service violated the FTC Act by misleading its customers.

According to the FTC, Jerk.com created profiles for over 73 million people between 2009 and 2013. The sites operator, John Fanning, is said to have harvested information from Facebook to fuel the site with content.

However, he told users that the content had been created by other Jerk.com users and tha…

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