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Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved final consent orders in three cases involving allegedly deceptive environmental claims for mattresses. The FTC’s complaints, first announced in July, 2013, against Relief-Mart, Inc.; Esssentia Natural Memory Foam Company...
The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, hosted a roundtable to discuss how to empower and protect consumers from scammers with the advent of healthcare marketplaces opening this fall under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
The Federal Trade Commission has denied an application seeking approval of a proposed verifiable parental consent method submitted by AssertID, Inc., under the agency’s Children’s Online Privacy Protection (COPPA) Rule.
In the wake of the devastating typhoon that struck the Philippines, the Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, reminds consumers that scams often follow disasters.  If you’re asked to make a charitable donation to help people in disaster-affected areas, before you give...
Maybe it’s a “We Support Our Troops” sign at the front of your business or a special discount for members of the military.  There are lots of ways companies try to show appreciation to servicemembers and their families.  If Veterans Day has you thinking about how to say “thank you”...
Technology researchers, industry representatives and government leaders will take part in the Nov. 19 Federal Trade Commission workshop “Internet of Things: Privacy and Security in a Connected World.”
The Federal Trade Commission revised its Vocational School Guides, which advise against deceptive marketing practices by businesses that offer vocational training.  
We’ve all seen ads for vocational schools promising the inside track on well-paying careers in exciting industries.  If you have clients in the vocational school business, class is in session about revisions to key FTC guides.In place since 1972, the Vocational School Guides (known...
In a world where your coffee pot secretly notifies your toaster that you’re ready for breakfast, one agency dares to stand up and ask the question others won’t:  Just what are the consumer privacy and security implications?
Those billions of dollars people send from the U.S. to other countries make the world go around. If your company or your clients are in the business of sending remittances overseas for consumers, you need to know about a rule from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) that...
The product may be called HCG Platinum, but according to a lawsuit filed by the FTC, the company’s weight loss claims were made of a baser metal.
The Federal Trade Commission is advising servicemembers, veterans, and their families that some for-profit schools may be more interested in gaining access to their post 9/11 GI Bill benefits than helping them fulfill their education goals. To help servicemembers identify a school that will meet...

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