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Staff Perspective Recaps Workshop Examining Privacy, Security Issues Related to Connected Cars

A new FTC paper details the key takeaways from the June 28, 2017, workshop the FTC co-hosted with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration focused on privacy and security issues related to connected cars.

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New York-based Supplement Seller Barred from False and Unsupported Health Claims

A company and its CEO who allegedly advertised and sold two “anti-aging” products using false or unsubstantiated claims have agreed to stop making the claims under a Federal Trade Commission settlement order. The FTC charged Telomerase Activation Sciences, Inc. and Noel Patton (collectively, TA...
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FTC Report Finds Some Small Business Web Hosting Services Could Leave Small Businesses at Risk of Facilitating Phishing Scams

The Federal Trade Commission today released a staff report that examines 11 web-hosting services that market themselves to small businesses and finds that many do not provide by default certain email authentication and anti-phishing technologies, potentially leaving many small firms at risk of...
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FTC Approves Final Order Requiring Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. and Affiliate CrossAmerica Partners LP to Divest 10 Fuel Stations as a Condition of Acquiring Holiday Companies

Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order settling charges that retail fuel station and convenience store operator Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.’s acquisition of Holiday Companies would violate federal antitrust law. Under the terms of the...
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FTC Returns Money to Consumers Harmed in Alleged Payday Loan Scheme

The Federal Trade Commission is mailing 72,836 checks totaling more than $2.9 million to people who lost money to an alleged scheme that trapped them into payday loans they never authorized or whose terms were deceptive. According to the FTC, CWB Services, LLC and related defendants used consumer...

Coming Events

Feb 22
District Of Columbia

Open Commission Meeting: Oral Argument

Open to the public: Oral Argument before the Commission in the matter of Louisiana Real Estate Appraisers Board, Docket No. 9374. FTC Headquarters, 600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Room 532, Washington, DC, 2 pm EST
Feb 23

Cmr. McSweeny panelist on “Coding Regulation vs Regulation Code,” at the Georgetown Institute For Tech Law & Policy Symposium

FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny will participate in a panel on, “Coding Regulation vs Regulation Code,” at the Georgetown Institute For Tech Law & Policy Symposium. Georgetown Law Center, 600 New Jersey Ave. NW, Gewirz Room-12th floor, Washington, DC, 3:30 pm EST
Feb 28
District Of Columbia

PrivacyCon 2018

Building on the success of its two previous PrivacyCon events, the Federal Trade Commission announced a call for presentations for its third PrivacyCon, which will take place on February 28, 2018.

Past Events

Feb 15

Hearing in the matter of Impax Laboratories, Inc.

Closing arguments will be held before Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell in the matter of Impax Laboratories, Inc., Docket 9373. FTC Headquarters, 600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Room 532, Washington, DC
Feb 13

Fighting Consumer Fraud and Identity Theft in New York

Join the Federal Trade Commission for a free webinar to talk about fighting consumer fraud and identity theft in New York.Learn about:the top scams reported in New Yorktips for identifying the latest scamshow to avoid and recover from identity theftfree resources to help your...
Feb 1

Tax Identity Theft Awareness Twitter Chat

The FTC and the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) will co-host a Twitter chat on February 1, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. EST about protecting yourself against tax-related identity theft. Join the conversation at #IDTheftChat. Follow @FTC and @ITRCSD. Get to know the warning signs, how to...