October 31, 2002
October 30, 2002
October 28, 2002
Media Advisory: October 29, 2002
VNR on Information Security Available from the FTC
VNR Features New Website with ‘Dewie,’ FTC’s Spokesturtle, Who Gives Online Safety Tips for Kids, Adults and Businesses for Securing Their PCs Against Hackers and Viruses
- For Release: October 28, 2002
Bogus Cancer Cure Guru Settles FTC Charges
An Internet entrepreneur who marketed bogus cancer cures claiming they made other conventional cancer treatments unnecessary has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that his claims were unsubstantiated.
October 25, 2002
- For Release: October 25, 2002
FTC Competition Director Speaks on Merger Matters
Stresses Continued Aggressive Enforcement
- For Your Information: October 25, 2002
Announced Action for October 25, 2002
The Commission has authorized the staff to file a stipulation discontinuing its action against a relief defendant in an Internet auction case brought through the "Operation Safebid" law enforcement sweep; The Commission has authorized the staff to file an amended complaint in the case against Bay Area Business Council, Inc., et al., which was brought through the "Operation No-Credit" law enforcement sweep and filed on August 14, 2002.
October 23, 2002
- Media Advisory: October 23, 2002
Turn Back the Clock and Move Forward with Internet Security
NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY DAY
- For Release: October 23, 2002
New Jersey Laboratory Charged with Providing False Test Results for Bogus Anthrax Test Kit
Defendants Banned From Testing to Detect the Presence of Biological or Chemical Warfare Agents
- For Your Information: October 23, 2002
Announced Action for October 23, 2002
Approximately 1,800 Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio consumers will receive letters this week notifying them they may qualify to receive redress under the provisions of the Federal Trade Commission's settlement with Mercantile Mortgage Company.
- For Release: October 23, 2002
Deceptive Spammers Settle FTC Charges
Operators who used spam, deceptive earnings claims, and fictitious testimonials to sell spam e-mail lists as business opportunities have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that their operations violated federal laws.
October 22, 2002
October 21, 2002
October 18, 2002
October 17, 2002
October 15, 2002
- For Your Information: October 15, 2002
Announced Actions for October 15, 2002
Following a public comment period, the Commission has approved the issuance of a final consent order in the matter concerning Libbey Inc. and Newell Rubbermaid, Inc.
October 11, 2002
- For Your Information: October 11, 2002
Announced Actions for October 11, 2002
Approved the issuance of final consent orders and responses to the commenters of record in the matters concerning Philips Electronics and Okie Corporation.; approved the issuance of a final consent order and response to the commenter of record in the matter concerning R.T. Welter and Associates, Inc.; R. Todd Welter; Consultants in Obstetrics and Gynecology, P.C.; Mid Town Obstetrics & Gynecology, P.C.; Mile High OB/GYN Associates, P.C.; The OB-GYN Associates, Professional Corporation; Rocky Mountain OB-GYN, P.C.; The Women's Health Group, P.C.; Cohen and Womack, M.D., P.C.; and Westside Women's Care, L.L.P. (collectively known as Professionals in Women's Care).
- For Release: October 11, 2002
Weathering the High Cost of Heating Your Home
FTC Offers Tips on How to Stay Warm This Winter Without Getting Burned
October 9, 2002
October 8, 2002
October 7, 2002
October 4, 2002
- For Release: October 4, 2002
FTC Closes Cruise Line Merger Investigations
Vote Supporting Staff and Bureau Recommendations Allows Proposed Carnival/Princess and Royal Caribbean/Princess Transactions to Proceed
For Your Information: October 4, 2002
Announced Action for October 4, 2002
Commission has approved the issuance of a modified final consent order in the matter concerning Biovail Corporation and its branded drug Tiazac.
October 3, 2002
October 2, 2002
October 1, 2002