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Event Description

The Federal Trade Commission will host a day-long public forum in Washington, D.C. to examine telephone bill cramming and explore possible solutions to reduce unauthorized third-party billing on telephone bills. The forum will focus on how the government, businesses, and organizations can work together to reduce cramming through business practices, law enforcement, and possible legislation.

To Pre-Register:

Those who plan to attend this workshop may pre-register by e-mailing their name and affiliation to no later than May 6th, 2011. Pre-registration for this workshop is encouraged but is not required.

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  • Request for Comments

    Interested parties are invited to submit written comments electronically to

FTC Privacy Policy

Under the Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) or other laws, we may be required to disclose to outside organizations the information you provide when you pre-register for events that require registration. The Commission will consider all timely and responsive public comments, whether filed in paper or electronic form, and as a matter of discretion, we make every effort to remove home contact information for individuals from the public comments before posting them on the FTC website.

The FTC Act and other laws we administer permit the collection of your pre-registration contact information and the comments you file to consider and use in this proceeding as appropriate. For additional information, including routine uses permitted by the Privacy Act, see the Commission’s Privacy Act system for public records and comprehensive privacy policy.

This event will be open to the public and may be photographed, videotaped, webcast, or otherwise recorded.  By participating in this event, you are agreeing that your image — and anything you say or submit — may be posted indefinitely at or on one of the Commission's publicly available social media sites.