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The Federal Trade Commission today announced that Aristotle International, Inc . has been approved as a "safe harbor" program under the terms of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA). COPPA's "safe harbor" provision is designed to provide flexibility and promote efficiency in...
Case: Brian Ebersole
Public Statement: Advertisement of Ketomist hCG Weight-Loss Products
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The Federal Trade Commission warned marketers of six mobile applications that provide background screening apps that they may be violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The FTC warned the apps marketers that, if they have reason to believe the background reports they provide are being used for...
Case: Asset Acceptance, LLC
Press Release: FTC Permanently Stops Six Operators from Using Fake News Sites that Allegedly Deceived Consumers about Acai Berry Weight-Loss Products
Six online marketers agreed to settlements with the Federal Trade Commission that will permanently halt their allegedly deceptive practice of using fake news websites to market acai berry supplements and other weight-loss products. As part of its ongoing crackdown on bogus health claims , the...
As part of the Federal Trade Commission's systematic review of all current FTC rules and guides , the FTC is seeking public comment on the continuing need for, as well as the benefits, costs, and impact of, the Wool Products Labeling Rules. The Wool Products Labeling Rules require labels on wool...
Case: Dunlevy, Charles
Case: DLXM LLC, et al.
Press Release: Federal Trade Commission, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Pledge to Work Together to Protect Consumers
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) have signed an agreement to coordinate efforts to protect consumers and avoid duplication of federal law enforcement and regulatory efforts. “The FTC has always been committed to protecting consumers and...
Closing Letter: Lucky Brand Dungarees, Inc.
January 20, 2012
Closing Letter: Energy Brands, Inc.
January 18, 2012
Press Release: FTC Seeks Public Comment on Agency's Rules of Practice
The Federal Trade Commission today issued proposed changes to two parts of the procedures that govern the way the agency operates. The proposed changes would streamline the FTC's investigatory procedures, make updates to keep pace with electronic discovery, and detail the agency's procedures for...
Press Release: FTC Files Amicus Brief in U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in Saint Joseph Abbey v. Castille
The Federal Trade Commission filed an amicus brief before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, in a case raising constitutional challenges to provisions of the Louisiana Embalming and Funeral Directors Act. The Commission did not take a position on the ultimate issue of the Act's...
Advisory Opinion: Opinion 11-1
Determines that funeral providers may not charge a non-declinable fee for disinfecting, washing and dressing remains for an identification viewing prior to direct cremation or immediate burial unless applicable law or the crematory or cemetery requires an identification viewing.
Case: LoanPointe, LLC
Press Release: FTC Warns That Rapid Expansion of Internet Domain Name System Could Leave Consumers More Vulnerable to Online Fraud
The Federal Trade Commission today sent a letter to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the organization that oversees Internet domain names, expressing concern that the organization's plan to dramatically expand the domain name system could leave consumers more...
Closing Letter: Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)
December 16, 2011
Closing Letter: Dean Foods Company / WhiteWave Foods Company
December 13, 2011
Closing Letter: Blue Buffalo Company, Ltd.
November 30, 2011
Advisory Opinion: General Motors Company
Case: B.C. Ltd.
Press Release: FTC to Hold Public Hearing on Fur Products Name Guide
The Federal Trade Commission will hold a public hearing on December 6, 2011, to obtain input on whether to amend the agency's Name Guide that lists the common animal names that are allowed on fur labels. The hearing is part of a review of the Name Guide required by Congress under the Truth in Fur...
Closing Letter: Hyundai Motor America
November 16, 2011
Closing Letter: Kent Nutrition Group, Inc.
November 9, 2011