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Public Statement: Advertising Practices, to Lewis Rose, Esq., Concerning Advertising Representations Made by Oracle Corporation for its SPARC T5 Server
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October 29, 2013
Amicus Brief: Moran v. The Screening Pros LLC
Brief of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Federal Trade Commission as amici curiae before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, addressing the question of how long, under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), a consumer reporting agency can report certain negative...
Case: Low Pay, Inc.
Closing Letter: Advance Your Child Closing Letter
September 27, 2013
Press Release: FTC Native Advertising Workshop on December 4, 2013 Will Explore the Blurring of Digital Ads With Digital Content
The Federal Trade Commission will host a workshop on December 4, 2013 in Washington, DC to examine the practice of blending advertisements with news, entertainment, and other content in digital media, referred to as “native advertising” or “sponsored content.” Increasingly, advertisements that more...
Case: Pro Credit Group
September 11, 2013
Case: DrJays.com, Inc.
Case: Eminent, Inc.
August 1, 2013
Case: Kelly, Henry Nolan
Case: A+ Financial Center, LLC
July 8, 2013
The Federal Trade Commission’s revised Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Rule took effect today, giving parents greater control over the online collection of their children’s personal information. The revised COPPA rule culminates more than two years of review by the agency to modernize the...
Closing Letter: Toy Quest, Inc.
June 28, 2013
Public Event: Life of a Debt: Data Integrity in Debt Collection
June 6, 2013
The Federal Trade Commission and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will host a joint roundtable on June 6, 2013, to examine the flow of consumer data throughout the debt collection process. The event will bring together consumer advocates, credit issuers, collection industry members, state...
WARNING: Don't be fooled by callers asking for money who pretend to be employed by or on behalf of the Federal Trade Commission or helping to refund money recovered by the Commission. When the Commission seeks refund for consumers through its law enforcement efforts, it does not ask consumers to...
Public Event: Mobile Security: Potential Threats and Solutions
June 4, 2013
On June 4, 2013, the Federal Trade Commission hosted a public forum to examine the state of mobile security. Mobile technologies, such as smartphones and tablets, provide consumers with an always-connected and convenient means of engaging in their daily activities, including email, shopping,...
June 3, 2013
Press Release: FTC Submits Comment on "Certified Sustainable Seafood" Label
The Federal Trade Commission, in response to a request for public comment from the Marine Stewardship Council, submitted a comment explaining factors the MSC should consider to ensure that its “Certified Sustainable Seafood” label complies with the FTC Act and the agency’s Environmental Marketing...
Public Statement: Letter from Mary K. Engle, Associate Director, Division of Advertising Practices, to Andrea C. Levine, Esq. , Director, Senior Vice President, National Advertising Division, Council for Better Business Bureaus, Inc.
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Press Release: FTC Seeks Public Comment on Proposal to Ban Payment Methods Favored in Fraudulent Telemarketing Transactions
In an ongoing effort to protect consumers from deceptive telemarketing, the Federal Trade Commission seeks public comment on proposed amendments to strengthen the Telemarketing Sales Rule’s protections against bogus charges and services. The Commission’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking announced...