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Today, the Congress has once again ratified the authority of the Federal Trade Commission to establish a National Do Not Call Registry. I always have believed that the FTC had clear authority to establish the National Do Not Call Registry, and I applaud the Congress for acting so quickly to ensure...
Late last year, the Federal Trade Commission issued rules creating the National Do Not Call Registry under the Telemarketing and Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act. On February 13, 2003, the Congress passed the Do Not Call Implementation Act, which authorized the FTC to collect fees from...
The Federal Communications Commission today showed how agencies of the federal government can work together, each using their particular jurisdiction and expertise, to protect U.S. consumers. I applaud the fine leadership of Chairman Powell, the Commissioners, and the hard-working staff of the FCC...
Today the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a rule to eliminate unnecessary roadblocks to approval of generic drug products so that consumers have more meaningful choices among medicines. The FDA's actions respond, in part, to the Federal Trade Commission's July 2002 Study, Generic Drug...
I commend Secretary Ridge and the Department of Homeland Security for creating the National Cyber Security Division to help protect our critical infrastructure. The National Cyber Security Division represents a consolidated, highly organized team of information security experts, which will surely...
In a speech today in New York City to the Milton Handler Antitrust Review, Federal Trade Commission Chairman Timothy J. Muris discussed his philosophy about the appropriate content of the FTC's competition policy strategy and explained the logic of the positive agenda used to implement the...
Today, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed to clear away unnecessary roadblocks to the approval of generic drug products. I am encouraged by the FDA's important action to address the competitive problems existing in the approval process for generic drug products.
Charles James has been a good friend for 20 years and an outstanding Assistant Attorney General. It has been a pleasure and an honor to work with him. Thanks to his leadership, cooperation between the Department of Justice and the FTC has never been better. I congratulate him on his new position...
A press report indicates that Senator Ernest F. Hollings of the Senate Appropriations Committee is considering suspending funding for the salaries of all of the Commissioners and the senior staff of the Federal Trade Commission. Although this step would not affect the salaries of the vast majority...
"I have had the honor of working with Joel Klein over the last five years in his position as Assistant Attorney General, and before that as Principal Deputy. Thanks to his leadership, cooperation between the Department of Justice and the FTC has never been better. "Joel will be remembered as one...
I am pleased to be here today with the American Advertising Federation and my good friend Chairman Bill Kennard of the FCC to have a frank discussion of the issues raised in the FCC's report, "When Being Number One isn't Enough: The Impact of Advertising Practices on Minority-Owned and Formatted...
The following is an excerpt from the statement of Federal Trade Commission Chairman Robert Pitofsky and Commissioners Sheila F. Anthony and Mozelle W. Thompson explaining why they believe the consent agreement accepted on December 29, 1998, protects the interests of U.S. consumers and clarifying...
“When the history of the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice is written, Anne Bingaman will deserve a long and colorful chapter. She has made a tremendous contribution as head of the Antitrust Division for over three years. Anne gave new energy to that Agency’s mission and focused its...

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