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The Federal Trade Commission Hearings schedule sets new dates for the two previously scheduled sessions – broadband and consumer privacy – canceled due to the recent lapse in government funding.
AARP, the FTC, and the U.S. Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) host two telephone town halls about tax-related identify theft and IRS imposter scams. Learn how tax-related identity theft and IRS imposter scams occur, how to protect yourself, recovery steps, and...
Steely Dan may be one of the best duos of the rock era. (Sorry, Donnie and Marie fans.) Their song “Hey Nineteen” reminds us to mention some FTC consumer protection developments that could be of interest to your company or clients in 2019. As “Any Major Dude Will Tell You,” when you’...
The Federal Trade Commission is seeking comment on whether the agency should make changes to rules requiring that financial institutions and creditors take certain steps to detect signs of identity theft affecting their customers.
The Federal Trade Commission today testified before the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data Security regarding the agency’s work to protect U.S. consumers and promote competition, while maximizing the agency’s resources and anticipating and...
Join the Federal Trade Commission for a free, one-hour webinar on Thursday, December 6 at 1:00 PM CT to learn about the top scams reported in South Dakota and get tips to help people in your community avoid scams, protect their identity and recover from identity theft.Speakers will...
The Federal Trade Commission has given final approval to settlements with four companies over allegations that they falsely claimed certification under the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework.
FTC staff submitted a comment to the NTIA regarding the development of the Administration’s approach to consumer privacy. The comment discusses the FTC’s balanced approach to privacy that weighs the risks of data misuse with the benefits of data to innovation and competition. The...
Staff of the Federal Trade Commission calls for a balanced approach that protects both consumer privacy and innovation in a comment submitted to the Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) as part of that agency’s consumer privacy proceeding.
Join the Federal Trade Commission for a free, one-hour webinar on Thursday, November 29 at 10:00 AM PST to learn about the top scams reported in Oregon. You'll get tips to help people in your community avoid scams, protect their identity and recover from identity theft.Speakers will...
Join the Federal Trade Commission for a free, one-hour webinar on Wednesday, November 28 at 1:00 PM to learn about the top scams reported in Ohio. You'll get tips to help people in your community avoid scams, protect their identity and recover from identity theft.Speakers will include...
The Federal Trade Commission is seeking comment on a proposed rule to implement a 2018 law requiring the nationwide consumer reporting agencies to provide free electronic credit monitoring services for active duty military consumers.

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