March, 2014

Mar 2

National Consumer Protection Week

The Federal Trade Commission, in collaboration with 74 federal, state and local agencies, consumer groups, and national organizations, celebrates National Consumer Protection Week, beginning Sunday, March 2, and running until Saturday, March 8.
Mar 3

Protecting Nevada’s Consumers: A Common Ground Conference

WHEN: Monday, March 3, 2014 TIME: 9:00 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. PT (Registration at 8:30 a.m.) WHERE: Las Vegas City Hall, Council Chambers, 495 S. Main Street, Las Vegas, Nevada
Mar 4

NCPW Twitter Chat

FTC to Host Twitter Chat-Tuesday, March 4, 2:00-3:00 EST To highlight National Consumer Protection Week, the FTC will host a Twitter chat to answer consumers’ questions about common scams. FTC Attorney Lesley Fair of the Bureau of Consumer Protection’s Division of Consumer and...
Mar 6

NCPW Resource Fair on the Hill

NCPW Resource Fair on the Hill-Thursday, March 6, 9:30-Noon EST – Rayburn Foyer, Capitol Hill Each year, National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) partners highlight consumer education resources that members of Congress and their staffers can share with constituents; this event is now...
Mar 12

Kids' Privacy Twitter Chat

The ever-changing ways kids interact online has made it difficult for parents to keep pace with the latest ways to keep them safe and secure online. The National Cyber Security Alliance’s next #ChatDPD will answer some of the most common questions and offer resources to help parents...
Mar 19

Spring Privacy Series: Alternative Scoring Products

On March 19, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission staff hosted a seminar on Alternative Scoring Products. The speakers described a variety of predictive analytics products offered by many data brokers to predict trends and consumer behavior in a variety of contexts, ranging from...
Mar 20

Examining Health Care Competition

The Federal Trade Commission held a public workshop to study certain activities and trends that may affect competition in the evolving health care industry. The workshop explored current developments related to:
Mar 28

Care Labeling Rule - An FTC Roundtable

The roundtable, which was free and open to the public, examined the Commission’s proposed amendments to the Rule set forth in its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) published on September 20, 2012.