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Federal Trade Commission Acting Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen released a summary of the agency’s major accomplishments since President Trump named her to the position in January. “I have pursued my long-held principles by promoting economic liberty, protecting consumers (including the military community and small business) and competition, reforming regulation, and increasing agency transparency,” the Acting Chairman said. “In my first 6 months as Acting Chairman, we have accomplished much of this ambitious agenda,” Ohlhausen stated.
The Federal Trade Commission is providing additional guidance on how the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule applies to the collection of audio voice recordings by organizations covered by the law, which requires certain operators of commercial websites or online services to obtain parental...
The Federal Trade Commission’s Economic Liberty Task Force has announced the agenda for its second roundtable in Washington, DC on November 7, 2017, to examine empirical evidence on the effects of occupational licensing. Acting Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen will give opening remarks at the November...
Victory Media Settles FTC Charges Concerning Its Promotion of Post-Secondary Schools to Military Consumers
The Federal Trade Commission and Victory Media, Inc. have reached a proposed administrative consent agreement resolving allegations that Victory Media violated Section 5 of the FTC Act in connection with its promotion of post-secondary schools to military consumers. Victory Media reaches...
Statement of Acting FTC Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen on First Annual Review of EU-U.S.-Privacy Shield
Acting Federal Trade Commission Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen has issued the following statement regarding the release of the European Commission’s Report on the first annual review of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. “We welcome the positive outcome of the first EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Annual...
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