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Press Release: FTC Warns Websites That Offer 'Free' Credit Reports: Disclose Federally Mandated Free Reports or Face Prosecution
The Federal Trade Commission is warning 18 Internet websites offering free credit reports that they must clearly disclose that a free report is available under federal law. The FTC’s recently amended Free Credit Reports Rule, which took effect April 2, 2010, requires certain disclosures to help...
Public Statement: Prepared Statement of The Federal Trade Commission on Protecting Youths in an Online World
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Closing Letter: Letter to XY Magazine and XY.com Regarding the Use, Sale, or Transfer of Personal Information Obtained During Bankruptcy Proceeding
July 1, 2010
Closing Letter: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
June 23, 2010
Press Release: Coming in 2011: New Labels for Light Bulb Packaging
Starting in mid-2011, the Federal Trade Commission announced today, consumers shopping for light bulbs will notice new labeling on packaging designed to help them choose among the different types of bulbs on the market – traditional incandescent bulbs, and newer high-efficiency compact fluorescent...
Case: Apply2Save, Inc., et al.
Case: Rite Aid Corporation
Press Release: FTC Investigation of Ad Claims that Rice Krispies Benefits Children's Immunity Leads to Stronger Order Against Kellogg
Leading cereal maker Kellogg Company has agreed to new advertising restrictions to resolve a Federal Trade Commission investigation into questionable immunity-related claims for Rice Krispies cereal. This is the second time in the last year that the FTC has taken action against the company. “We...
Closing Letter: Letter to Consumers Union Regarding Petition for Rulemaking and Other Agency Actions Relating to Retail Gift Cards
June 3, 2010
Public Event: Protecting Kids' Privacy Online Reviewing the COPPA Rule
June 2, 2010
REQUEST TO PARTICIPATE Individuals and organizations may submit requests to participate as panelists and may recommend topics for inclusion in the agenda. The requests and recommendations should be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. Prospective panelists should submit a...
Case: Daniel Chapter One, and James Feijo individually and as an officer of Daniel Chapter One, In the Matter of
There is a related federal proceeding .
At the request of several Members of Congress, the Federal Trade Commission is further delaying enforcement of the “Red Flags” Rule through December 31, 2010, while Congress considers legislation that would affect the scope of entities covered by the Rule. Today’s announcement and the release of an...
Advisory Opinion: Opinion 10-2
Confirms that the Funeral Rule applies to funeral providers in Puerto Rico.
Closing Letter: The Oceanaire, Inc.
May 13, 2010
Closing Letter: CytoSport, Inc. (Muscle Milk, Monster Milk, and Mighty Milk)
May 10, 2010
Public Statement: Prepared Statement of the Federal Trade Commission Entitled "An Examination of Children's Privacy: New Technology and The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act"
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Closing Letter: AnnTaylor Stores Corporation
April 20, 2010
Advisory Opinion: Opinion 10-1
Addresses third-party casket delivery restrictions by funeral providers that unreasonably burden consumer choice.
Eight federal regulators released an Online Form Builder today that financial institutions can download and use to develop and print customized versions of a model consumer privacy notice. The Online Form Builder, based on the model form regulation published in the Federal Register on December 1,...
Closing Letter: Bidz.com, Inc.
April 2, 2010
Public Event: Exploring Privacy: A Roundtable Series
March 17, 2010
The Federal Trade Commission will host a series of day-long public roundtable discussions to explore the privacy challenges posed by the vast array of 21st century technology and business practices that collect and use consumer data. Such practices include social networking, cloud computing, online...
Press Release: Undercover Inspections of Funeral Homes in Nine States and Washington, D.C. Press Funeral Homes to Comply with Consumer Protection Law
Investigators working undercover in nine states and the District of Columbia found significant violations of Federal Trade Commission consumer protection rules at 52 of 175 funeral homes they visited during 2009. The FTC conducts undercover inspections every year to make sure that funeral homes are...