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Press Release: FTC Approves Final Order Settling Charges Against Marketer Brain-Pad, Inc. for Allegedly Deceptive Claims that Its Mouthguards Can Reduce Risk of Concussions
Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission finalized an order settling charges that mouthguard marketer Brain-Pad, Inc. and its President Joseph Manzo made deceptive claims that their mouthguards reduce the risk of concussions from lower-jaw impacts, reduce the risk of...
Case: Brain-Pad, Inc.
Closing Letter: Borba, Inc.
November 28, 2012
Press Release: FTC Warns Hotel Operators that Price Quotes that Exclude 'Resort Fees' and Other Mandatory Surcharges May Be Deceptive
The Federal Trade Commission has warned 22 hotel operators that their online reservation sites may violate the law by providing a deceptively low estimate of what consumers can expect to pay for their hotel rooms. The warning letters cited consumer complaints that surfaced at a recent conference...
Case: Google Inc.
Closing Letter: Hawk Enterprises, Inc.
November 14, 2012
Closing Letter: Anti-Concussion Products - Newport Nutritionals, Inc.
November 7, 2012
The Federal Trade Commission today released a staff report "Facing Facts: Best Practices for Common Uses of Facial Recognition Technologies" for the increasing number of companies using facial recognition technologies, to help them protect consumers’ privacy as they use the technologies to create...
Public Event: Robocalls All The Rage: An FTC Summit
October 18, 2012
The Federal Trade Commission hosted a one-day public event to develop solutions to the rapid rise in illegal robocalls. The Summit included a report on the current state of the robocall technology and the industry, along with a discussion of the laws surrounding the use of robocalls. This was...
Press Release: FTC Issues FY 2012 National Do Not Call Registry Data Book
The Federal Trade Commission today issued the National Do Not Call Registry Data Book for Fiscal Year 2012 . The FTC’s National Do Not Call Registry lets consumers choose not to receive telemarketing calls. In its fourth year of publication, the Data Book contains a wealth of information about the...
Federal Register Notice: Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims ("Green Guides")
Closing Letter: PatentHEALTH, LLC
October 9, 2012
Closing Letter: Devotion Spirits, Inc.
October 3, 2012
Press Release: FTC Issues Revised "Green Guides"
The Federal Trade Commission issued revised “Green Guides” that are designed to help marketers ensure that the claims they make about the environmental attributes of their products are truthful and non-deceptive. The revisions to the FTC’s Green Guides reflect a wide range of public input,...
Closing Letter: HP Inkology
September 27, 2012
Case: RMB Group, LLC, et al.
Closing Letter: Gilmour Manufacturing Company, Inc.
September 6, 2012
Closing Letter: G & A Investments, Inc.
September 6, 2012
Case: CVS Caremark Corporation
Press Release: FTC Warns Replacement Window Marketers to Review Marketing Materials; Energy Savings Claims Must Be Backed by Scientific Evidence
The Federal Trade Commission warned 14 window manufacturers and one window glass manufacturer that they may be making unsupported energy savings claims for replacement windows. The warning letters are part of an FTC effort to ensure that environmental marketing is truthful and based on solid...
Case: Government Careers, Inc.
Closing Letter: RJM Acquisitions LLC
August 27, 2012
Case: Trudeau, Kevin, et al.
Press Release: FTC Files Amicus Brief in Federal District Court Opposing Pending Settlement of Class Action Cramming Case Moore v. Verizon Communications, Inc.
The Federal Trade Commission filed an amicus brief in the phone bill cramming case Moore v. Verizon Communications, Inc. (No. 2 CV 09-1823 SBA) before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, opposing a proposed class action settlement of the case because it is not fair,...
Case: NBTY, Inc., et al.
Case: Facebook, Inc.