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May 7, 2014
On May 7, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission staff hosted a seminar on Consumer Generated and Controlled Health Data. The seminar addressed the increasing role consumers are taking in managing and generating their own health data. For example, consumers are researching their health conditions and...
WARNING: Don’t be fooled by companies that promise, in return for paying them a fee, that you will collect a share of a money judgment entered in a case brought by the Federal Trade Commission. When the Commission successfully collects money that is to be returned to consumers, it does not require...
Case: Payday Financial, LLC
Case: I Works, Inc., et al.
Press Release: FTC to Examine Effects of Big Data on Low Income and Underserved Consumers at September Workshop
The Federal Trade Commission will host a public workshop entitled “Big Data: A Tool for Inclusion or Exclusion?” in Washington on Sept. 15, 2014, to further explore the use of “big data” and its impact on American consumers, including low income and underserved consumers. “A growing number of...
April 10, 2014
Public Statement: Letter From Jessica L. Rich, Director of the Federal Trade Commission Bureau of Consumer Protection, to Erin Egan, Chief Privacy Officer, Facebook, and to Anne Hoge, General Counsel, WhatsApp Inc.
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Case: Instant Checkmate, Inc.
Closing Letter: Summers Laboratories (Triple Paste)
March 31, 2014
Public Event: Care Labeling Rule - An FTC Roundtable
March 28, 2014
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. The roundtable focused on the proposed amendment permitting a wetcleaning instruction and comments...
Closing Letter: Cole Haan, Inc.
March 20, 2014
Public Event: Spring Privacy Series: Alternative Scoring Products
March 19, 2014
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 identity verification...
Press Release: FTC Undercover Inspections of Funeral Homes in Nine States Test Compliance with Funeral Rule Disclosure Requirements
Investigators working undercover in nine states found that, in 30 of the 122 funeral homes they visited during 2013, the funeral homes failed to disclose pricing information to consumers as required by the Federal Trade Commission’s Funeral Rule. The FTC conducts undercover inspections every year...
Closing Letter: Alison Rhodes-Jacobson
March 10, 2014
Closing Letter: Pitch Public Relations, LLC
March 10, 2014
Closing Letter: News Broadcast Network
March 10, 2014
March 4, 2014
February 28, 2014
Case: N.E.W. Plastics Corp.
Case: CPATank, Inc., et al.
Case: Apply Knowledge, LLC
Public Event: Spring Privacy Series: Mobile Device Tracking
February 19, 2014
On February 19, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission staff hosted a seminar on Mobile Device Tracking. The speakers discussed how retailers and other businesses have been tracking consumers’ movements throughout and around retail stores and other attractions using technologies that identify signals...