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Gagging rights? FTC case challenges diet claims and company’s use of consumer gag clauses

Sep 28, 2015

The FTC has gone to court hundreds of times to stop allegedly misleading weight loss claims and Roca Labs’ “gastric bypass alternative”...

Frank talk before buying a franchise

Sep 25, 2015

Shopping for an appliance or used car? The FTC has tips for consumers. What about when entrepreneurs are in the market for a franchise? We’...

Upcoming Events

Nov 5, 2015

Start with Security - Austin

The FTC’s second “Start With Security” event will take place on November 5, 2015, in Austin, Texas, and will be co-sponsored by the...
Nov 16, 2015

Cross Device Tracking

Not long ago, consumers accessed the Internet primarily through the browser on their desktop or laptop PC. While the PC remains a fixture...
Nov 18, 2015

Debt Collection Dialogue: A conversation between government and business

The Federal Trade Commission will host the third of its Debt Collection Dialogues in Atlanta, GA, on November 18, 2015. The FTC held the...
Jan 14, 2016


The Federal Trade Commission will hold a conference on January 14, 2016 to bring together a diverse group of stakeholders, including...