The FTC Cybersecurity Shakedown Racket: Bulldozing businesses

05 Jul The FTC Cybersecurity Shakedown Racket: Bulldozing businesses

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The mission of the Federal Trade Commission is to “To Protect Consumers”. They wear that badge as a badge of honor…and a call to war. The victim is the consumer and the offender is you. If you don’t comply with what they think is fair there will be big trouble in store…but what’s wrong with going after bad actors in business, right?

Not so fast. Villainy has many masks, but none more terrifying as the mask of virtue. The FTC lays a foundation of deception to play this game, and if you aren’t aware of it you may fall into their trap, lose your job and waste millions fighting regulatory leviathan.

How do you avoid their radar and wrath?

You’ll learn the entire, juicy and painful story of a great small business – my cancer screening company LabMD being bulldozed into nothingness thanks to corruption and ignorance. It’s a chance to wake up and learn from FTC’s failure in this very important area – cyber security enforcement. As the EPA has stretched beyond its legal bounds to takeover American’s properties, the FTC has done the same in America’s cyber security space.

Read the whole article below:

The FTC Cybersecurity Shakedown Racket: Bulldozing businesses by Mike Daugherty

Michael Daugherty
mdort@aol.com

Michael Daugherty is President & CEO of LabMD, an Atlanta-based clinical and anatomic medical laboratory with a national client base. Mike founded LabMD in 1996 after 14 years in surgical device sales with U.S. Surgical Corp. and Mentor Corporation. Outside of LabMD, enjoys playing tennis, travel, and flying his Cirrus SR22 Turbo single engine aircraft.