Advocacy Filings

When government bodies and other organizations consider cases or policy decisions that affect consumers or competition, the FTC may offer insight and expertise to decision makers by filing an advocacy letter. To find a specific filing, use the filters on this page.

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Joint Comment of the FTC Staff and DOJ Antitrust Division Staff to the California State Assembly Concerning California Assembly Bill 1541

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Comment by FTC and DOJ staff in response to invitation from California Assembly Member Jim Wood concerning the likely competitive effects of A.B.1541, a proposal to further restrict contracting between beer manufacturers and beer wholesalers.

FTC Staff Comment to the NTIA: Developing the Administration’s Approach to Consumer Privacy

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FTC staff submitted a comment to the NTIA regarding the development of the Administration’s approach to consumer privacy. The comment discusses the FTC’s balanced approach to privacy that weighs the risks of data misuse with the benefits of data to innovation and competition. The comment also offers observations on the timely topics of security, transparency, choice, and FTC enforcement. It concludes with a discussion of the future of privacy policymaking in the United States.