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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.
Closing Letter: OpenFeint, Inc.
July 31, 2012
Press Release: FTC Staff Comment to CFPB Supports Protection of Consumers Who Use General Purpose Reloadable Cards
In a comment submitted to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), staff of the Federal Trade Commission expressed support for protecting users of general purpose reloadable (GPR) cards and for the CFPB's proposal to solicit information about the costs and benefits of extending additional...
In response to a request by the Federal Communications Commission for comment, the Federal Trade Commission said that the “cramming” of unauthorized charges on wireless phone bills poses a serious problem for American consumers . The FTC said in its comment that wireless providers should be...
Closing Letter: K9 TheraLight
July 10, 2012
Closing Letter: Michaels Stores, Inc.
July 6, 2012
The Federal Trade Commission today released an FTC-commissioned study indicating that when marketers use the phrase "up to" in claims about their products , many consumers are likely to believe that they will achieve the maximum "up to" results. The study describes what a test group of consumers...
Case: Spokeo, Inc.
May 30, 2012
The Federal Trade Commission hosted a one-day public workshop to consider the need for new guidance concerning advertising and privacy disclosures in today's online and mobile environments. The workshop addressed online disclosure challenges, including making clear and conspicuous disclosures in...
Public Event: The Economics of Drip Pricing
May 21, 2012
Drip pricing is a pricing technique in which firms advertise only part of a product’s price and reveal other charges later as the customer goes through the buying process. The additional charges can be mandatory charges, such as hotel resort fees, or fees for optional upgrades and add-ons. Drip...
Closing Letter: Walgreen Company
May 18, 2012
Case: Serious Energy, Inc.
Case: THV Holdings LL
Closing Letter: Green Genius, LLC
May 18, 2012
Case: Long Fence & Home, LLLP
Press Release: FTC Joins Department of Justice and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in Filing Brief Supporting the Constitutionality of the Fair Credit Reporting Act
The Federal Trade Commission has joined the Department of Justice and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in filing a memorandum brief in support of the constitutionality of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) , the 1970 law that is designed to protect the privacy of credit report information...
Closing Letter: Summer Infant, Inc.
May 8, 2012