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Closing Letter: RC2 Corporation
April 9, 2007
Closing Letter: Russ Berrie and Company, Inc.
April 9, 2007
Discusses the application of the Telemarketing Sales Rule to a proposed business plan involving the sale of automobile service contracts.
Closing Letter: Mystic Stamp Company
March 30, 2007
Addresses whether a franchisor may distribute disclosure documents in a foreign language.
Closing Letter: Littleton Coin Company
March 30, 2007
Closing Letter: Trinity Enterprise, Inc.
March 29, 2007
Advisory Opinion: Opinion 07-3
Reiterates the long-standing policy that funeral providers may not require consumers to inspect and accept third-party merchandise.
Advisory Opinion: Opinion 07-2
Discusses whether funeral providers may routinely charge a fee for the refrigeration of bodies that is separate from the non-declinable basic services fee, and whether funeral providers may charge a fee, separate from the non-declinable basic services fee, for the use of an automobile to obtain...
Discusses under what circumstances a funeral provider may need a contract with a cemetery provider to provide either a good faith estimate of the cemetery costs or the actual costs.
Public Event: Broadband Connectivity Competition Policy
February 13, 2007
The FTC hosted a public workshop on that brought together experts from business, government, and the technology sector, consumer advocates, and academics to explore competition and consumer protection issues relating to broadband Internet access, including so-called "network neutrality." The...
Closing Letter: Salmon of the Americas, Inc.
February 2, 2007
Press Release: Sony BMG Settles FTC Charges
CDs’ Embedded Content Protection Software Posed Security Risks, Limited CD Use, and Monitored Users’ Listening Habits on their Computers, Without Consumer Consent Sony BMG Music Entertainment has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it violated federal law when it sold CDs without...
January 25, 2007
The FTC hosted a workshop to analyze the marketing of goods and services through offers with negative option features. The workshop, which brought together consumer representatives, academics, and industry leaders, addressed the pros and cons of such offers, discuss online marketing of such offers...
Advisory Opinion: Opinion 06-1
Discusses whether franchisors can seek leads by placing advertisements on employment websites.
Case: DirecTV et al.
Public Statement: A Type of Amplified Word of Mouth Marketing
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Closing Letter: Pogostickusa.com
November 27, 2006
Closing Letter: Valassis Communications, Inc.
November 14, 2006
Public Event: Protecting Consumers in the Next Tech-ade
November 6, 2006
The FTC held public hearings to bring together experts from the business, government, and technology sectors, consumer advocates, academicians, and law enforcement officials to explore the ways in which convergence and the globalization of commerce impact consumer protection. The hearings provided...
Closing Letter: Coastal Contacts, Inc.
October 23, 2006
Closing Letter: United Egg Producers (UEP)
September 30, 2006
Public Event: New York Hispanic Fraud Prevention Forum
September 27, 2006
The FTC, the United States Postal Inspection Service, the U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of New York, and the Manhattan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosted a forum that gathered law enforcement and community leaders, provided an opportunity to learn about the nature and extent of...
Advisory Opinion: DuPont / Mohawk / PTT Poly Canada Revised Petition