Public Event: Information Flows: Costs and Benefits Related To the Collection and Use of Consumer Information
The FTC hosted a public workshop to examine the costs and benefits to consumers and businesses of the collection and use of consumer information. In order to facilitate closer examination of the issues, the workshop focused on the collection and use of consumer information for particular commercial...
WARNING: Don’t be fooled by companies that promise, in return for paying them a fee, that you will collect a share of a money judgment entered in a case brought by the Federal Trade Commission. When the Commission successfully collects money that is to be returned to consumers, it does not require...
Public Event: Innovations in Health Care Delivery
The Federal Trade Commission will host a one-day public workshop on April 24, 2008, to examine recent trends in health care delivery. In a series of panel discussions, workshop participants will consider the competition and consumer protection issues regarding particular health care delivery...
Closing Letter: Insight Pharmaceuticals Corporation/Sucrets Defense
Case: Instant Checkmate, Inc.
The Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLB Act) requires that financial institutions issue privacy notices to their customers, and, in certain circumstances, provide them with the opportunity to opt out of disclosures of nonpublic personal information to nonaffiliated third parties. Concerns have been raised...
Closing Letter: Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)
Public Event: Interpretation of Rules and Guides for Electronic Media
The conference explored how the Commission's rules and guides apply to electronic media, including the Internet, e-mail and CD-ROMs.
Rule Summary: Interpretations of Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act
Closing Letter: Island Finance, LLC / Alliance Funding, LLC
Closing Letter: iVillage, Inc. (allHealth.com)
Closing Letter: J.K. Adams Company
Joint brief of the United States and the Federal Trade Commission as amicus curiae supporting petitioner, and urging reversal of a decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. That court held that the bona fide error defense of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA...
Federal Trade Commission Decisions, Volume 114, Page 514
Closing Letter: Jewelers Vigilance Committee
Case: John Middleton, Inc.
Closing Letter: Johns Manville Corporation