The year 2014 marks 100 years since President Woodrow Wilson signed the Federal Trade Commission Act, which established the Commission and serves as the keystone of the agency’s efforts to protect American consumers, stop unfair business practices and promote competition.
In celebration of its...
In testimony before Congress today, the Federal Trade Commission renewed its call for data security legislation and provided an update on its efforts to protect consumers’ privacy in the face of growing reports of data breaches.
The Federal Trade Commission and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today announced that they signed an agreement to foster further cooperation between the two agencies by helping them share nonpublic information.
The Federal Trade Commission, in collaboration with 74 federal, state and local agencies, consumer groups, and national organizations, celebrates National Consumer Protection Week, beginning Sunday, March 2, and running until Saturday, March 8.
RELATED TESTIMONY: Prepared Statement of the Federal Trade Commission On Privacy In the Digital Age: Preventing Data Breaches and Combating Cybercrime (February 4, 2014)
The Federal Trade Commission testified before Congress today on the agency’s ongoing efforts to promote data security, and reiterated its support for enactment of a strong federal data security and breach notification law.
RELATED STATEMENT: Oral Statement of Chairwoman Edith Ramirez On Privacy In the Digital Age: Preventing Data Breaches and Combating Cybercrime (February 4, 2014)
Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez has announced the appointment of Justin Cole as Director of the agency’s Office of Public Affairs.
“I am very pleased to welcome Justin to our leadership team,” Ramirez said. “His knowledge and extensive communications experience will help us to...
Next week, January 13-17, is the Federal Trade Commission’s Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week. The FTC is hosting 16 events across the country along with a series of national webinars and Twitter chats designed to raise awareness about tax identity theft and provide consumers with tips on how to...
La próxima semana, entre el 13 y el 17 de enero ,es la Semana de Concientización sobre Robo de Identidad Relacionado con Impuestos de la Comisión Federal de Comercio (FTC, por su sigla en inglés).
The Federal Trade Commission published a biennial report to Congress focusing on the use of the Do Not Call Registry by both consumers and businesses over the past two years. The report also highlights how the FTC is responding to new technologies that have increased the number of illegal robocalls...
The Federal Trade Commission has issued its Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 Performance and Accountability Report. The report shows American taxpayers how the FTC has managed its resources, highlights major accomplishments in fulfilling the FTC’s two core goals of protecting consumers and promoting...
Prepared Statement of the Federal Trade Commission On "The FTC At 100: Where Do We Go From Here?" – Before the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, United States House of Representatives (December 2013)
RELATED TESTIMONY: Prepared Statement of the Federal Trade Commission On "The FTC At 100: Where Do We Go From Here?" (December 3, 2013)
The Federal Trade Commission testified before Congress on the agency’s long track record of protecting consumers and promoting competition in the U.S. economy, as well as the agency’s ongoing work and future challenges as it approaches its 100th anniversary next year.