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The Federal Trade Commission will hold a conference on January 14, 2016 to bring together a diverse group of stakeholders, including whitehat researchers, academics, industry representatives, consumer advocates, academics, and a range of government regulators, to discuss the latest...
The Federal Trade Commission will host the third of its Debt Collection Dialogues in Atlanta, GA, on November 18, 2015. The FTC held the first Dialogue in Buffalo, NY, on June 15. The second will be held in Dallas, TX, on September 29.
The Federal Trade Commission will host the second of its Debt Collection Dialogues in Dallas, TX, on September 29, 2015. The FTC held the first Dialogue in Buffalo, NY, on June 15. The third will be held in Atlanta, GA, on November 18.
The Federal Trade Commission held a workshop to explore issues relating to emerging internet peer-to-peer platforms—often called the “sharing” economy—and the economic activity these platforms facilitate. The workshop examined competition, consumer protection, and economic issues...
New America Media & the Federal Trade Commission invite you to an ethnic media news briefing:
Not long ago, consumers accessed the Internet primarily through the browser on their desktop or laptop PC. While the PC remains a fixture for many, today’s typical consumer relies on a variety of different connected devices to navigate their daily lives. Examples include consulting...
The FTC will host a Twitter chat on the topic of Imposter Scams, in conjunction with National Consumer Protection Week 2015.
Follow @FTC to track the conversation and tweet #NCPW2015 to join us/ask questions.
Please see FTC Twitter chats to learn more about how our chats work...
The Federal Trade Commission will conduct a week of events Jan. 26-30 to raise consumer awareness about the threat posed by tax identity theft, a scam that puts thousands of consumers at risk every year.
This year’s Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week will include:
FTC Hosts Twitter Chat, Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 3:00 PM EDT
FTC staff will answer questions about its Butterfly Labs case on Twitter at 3 p.m. today. Follow @FTC, and tweet questions with the hashtag: #AskFTC.
See FTC Twitter chats to learn more.
This workshop will examine how fraud affects groups including older adults, servicemembers and veterans, low-income communities, and African-Americans, Latinos, Asians, and Native Americans.
The Federal Trade Commission and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will co-host a roundtable in Long Beach, California, on October 23, 2014, to examine how debt collection and credit reporting issues affect Latino consumers, especially those who have limited English...
The Federal Trade Commission hosted a public workshop entitled “Big Data: A Tool for Inclusion or Exclusion?” in Washington on September 15, 2014, to further explore the use of “big data” and its impact on American consumers, including low income and underserved consumers.
For 100 years, the Federal Trade Commission has distinguished itself as a unique and nimble institution. The FTC continually evolves and innovates to promote competition and protect consumers. Please join the five current Commissioners as they lead a day-long examination of the FTC’...
The Federal Trade Commission, in collaboration with 74 federal, state and local agencies, consumer groups, and national organizations, celebrates National Consumer Protection Week, beginning Sunday, March 2, and running until Saturday, March 8.
NCPW Resource Fair on the Hill-Thursday, March 6, 9:30-Noon EST – Rayburn Foyer, Capitol Hill
Each year, National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) partners highlight consumer education resources that members of Congress and their staffers can share with constituents; this event is now...
FTC to Host Twitter Chat-Tuesday, March 4, 2:00-3:00 EST
To highlight National Consumer Protection Week, the FTC will host a Twitter chat to answer consumers’ questions about common scams. FTC Attorney Lesley Fair of the Bureau of Consumer Protection’s Division of Consumer and...
WHEN: Monday, March 3, 2014
TIME: 9:00 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. PT (Registration at 8:30 a.m.)
WHERE: Las Vegas City Hall, Council Chambers, 495 S. Main Street, Las Vegas, Nevada
Tax identity theft happens when someone uses your Social Security number to get a tax refund or a job. Find out what you can do about it, and how you can help others during Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week.
There will be a number of regional events throughout the U.S. during the...
Who: Mary Engle, Division of Ad PracticesWhen: Wed., Jan. 8, 2014Time: 12:30-1:30pm ETHashtag: #AskFTCAccount: @FTC
Please join FTC staff in discussing its recent sweep against deceptive claims made by national marketers of fad weight-loss products, learn about our new 'Gut Check'...
The Federal Trade Commission will hold a press conference on Tuesday, January 7, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. ET, to announce an initiative against deceptive advertising of weight-loss products.
Jessica Rich, Director, FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection