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The OPEN Government Data Act signed into law in January, 2019, recognizes the importance of government transparency and collaboration with its citizens.

FTC's Open Government Plan

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Data Sets

The Federal Trade Commission has made various consumer protection and competition data sets available on its Data Sets page.

Application Programming Interface (API)

An API is a means of offering a dataset so web developers can query, gather, and manipulate the data via their own applications or systems. Federal government agencies are encouraged to take a machine-readable approach to providing information by making high-value data and content available through Web APIs, supporting open standards and interoperability. Providing this information through Web APIs makes data assets freely available for use within agencies, between agencies, in the private sector, and by citizens.

The Federal Trade Commission currently offers two API endpoints:

Records and Reports

Reference Material

Annual Web Measurement and Customization Technologies Review

The Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) Guidance for Online Use of Web Measurement and Customization Technologies (M-10-22) requires agencies to review their use of cookies annually to ensure it complies with OMB policy and to make the results of the review available to the public on their Open Government page. If you have any questions about the FTC’s use of web measurement and customization technologies, such as cookies, please contact the FTC’s Chief Privacy Officer at

  • The FTC’s Chief Privacy Officer and Privacy Steering Committee have reviewed and verified the continued accuracy of the FTC’s cookie notice for FY 2018.

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