Announced Actions for June 6, 2000

For Your Information

The Federal Trade Commission today announced the following actions:

Publication of Federal Register notices:

  • The Commission has voted to publish a Federal Register notice announcing that the public comment period for the joint FTC/Department of Commerce workshop on Alternative Dispute Resolution for Consumer Transactions in the Borderless Online Marketplace, which will take place on June 6-7, will remain open until June 29, 2000. This time period has been extended due to the interest many participants have expressed in submitting further comments. As detailed in the Federal Register notice, written comments should be sent to the Office of the Secretary, Federal Trade Commission, Room H-159, 600 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20580. Comments can also be sent via e-mail to: adr@ftc.gov. The Commission vote to publish the Federal Register notice was 5-0. (FTC File No. P004309; staff contact is Maneesha Mithal, Bureau of Consumer Protection, 202-326-2771.)

Copies of the documents mentioned in this release 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 Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20580; toll free: 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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