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President Barack Obama speaks at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) offices at the Constitution Center in Washington, Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, about his plan to improve confidence in technology by tackling identify theft and improving consumer and student privacy. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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FTC Thumb on Scale Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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The Federal Trade Commission is alleging that T-Mobile USA, Inc., made "hundreds of millions" of dollars off its customers through bogus charges. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, file)

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The Federal Trade Commission is alleging that T-Mobile USA, Inc., made "hundreds of millions" of dollars off its customers through bogus charges. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, file)

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FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 8, 2006, file photo, provided by Herbalife, a worker cleans the logo on the Herbalife sign as finishing touches are put on the company's new building in Torrance, Calif. Herbalife Ltd. says that it is facing an inquiry from the Federal Trade Commission. Herbalife said that it received the civil investigative demand from the FTC on Wednesday, March 12, 2014. The FTC's website says that these are used to investigate possible "unfair or deceptive acts or practices." A representative from the FTC was not immediately available to elaborate. (AP Photo/Herbalife, Susan Goldman, File)

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Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chair Edith Ramirez speaks at the FTC in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, where she announced Apple will refund $32.5 million to consumers to settle a federal case involving purchases that kids made without their parents' permission while playing on mobile apps. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chair Edith Ramirez pauses during a news conference at the FTC in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, where she announced Apple will refund $32.5 million to consumers to settle a federal case involving purchases that kids made without their parents' permission while playing on mobile apps. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chair Edith Ramirez speaks at the FTC in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, where she announced Apple will refund $32.5 million to consumers to settle a federal case involving purchases that kids made without their parents' permission while playing on mobile apps. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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Nicholas Simmons, 20, of Greece, N.Y., warms himself on a steam grate with three homeless men by the Federal Trade Commission, just blocks from the Capitol, during frigid temperatures in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) ** FILE **

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Four homeless men warm themselves on a steam grate by the Federal Trade Commission, blocks from the Capitol, during frigid temperatures in Washington, Saturday, January 4, 2014. A winter storm that swept across the Midwest this week blew through the Northeast on Friday, leaving bone-chilling cold in its wake. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)