Announced Actions for February 11, 2000

For Your Information

The Federal Trade Commission today announced the following actions:

Amended complaints:

  • The Commission has voted to file an amended complaint in the following matter: atariz.com, adding Gregory Lasrado as a defendant.

The Commission vote in this matter was 5-0. (FTC File No. X990088; staff contact is Stephen L. Cohen, 202-326-3222; see press release dated September 22, 1999.)

Consent agreements given final approval:

  • Following a public comment period, the Commission has made final its consent agreements with the following: Dunphy Nissan, Inc.; Marty Sussman Organization, Inc.; Norristown Auto Co., Inc.; Pacifico Ardmore, Inc.; Pacifico Ford, Inc.; and Northeast Auto Outlet, Inc.

The Commission vote to finalize each consent agreement was 5-0. (FTC File Nos. 992-3082, 992-3078, 992-3081, 992-3116, 992-3079 and 992-3080; staff contact is Sally Forman Pitofsky, 202-326-3318; see press release dated December 2, 1999.)

Publication of Federal Register notice:

  • The Commission has approved the publication of a Federal Register notice announcing the second meeting of the Advisory Committee on Online Access and Security. This meeting will be held at FTC Headquarters, 600 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Room 432, Washington, D.C. 20580, on February 25, 2000. (FTC File No. P004807; staff contact is David Medine, 202-326-3025; see press release dated January 21, 2000.)

Substitution of two members of the Advisory Committee on Online Access and Security:

  • The Commission has voted to approve the substitution of two members of the Advisory Committee on Online Access and Security. The two new members of the Committee, both of whom were included in the original list of nominees, are: James E. Tierney, the former Attorney General of Maine, and Dr. Daniel E. Geer, Jr., chief technologist of SystemsExperts Corporation.

The Commission vote to approve the substitution was 5-0. (FTC File No. P004807; staff contact is David Medine, 202-326-3025; see press release dated January 21, 2000.)

Copies of the documents mentioned in this FYI are available from the FTC's web site at http://www.ftc.gov and also from the FTC's Consumer Response Center, Room 130, 600 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20580; 877-FTC Help (877-382-4357); TDD for the hearing impaired 1-866-653-4261. To find out the latest news as it is announced, call the FTC NewsPhone recording at 202-326-2710.

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