Press Release: Black & Decker and its Subsidiary, Kwikset Corp., Agree to Settle FTC Charges of Making Misleading "Made in USA" Claims
The Black and Decker Corporation and its wholly owned subsidiary, Kwikset Corporation, have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they misrepresented that certain of Kwikset's residential locks and lock systems (locksets) are made in the United States. According to the FTC, these...
Closing Letter: Blue Buffalo Company, Ltd.
Closing Letter: Blue California, Inc.
Closing Letter: Bluefly.com
Case: Bonzi Software, Inc.
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Case: Bonzi Software, Inc.
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Closing Letter: Borba, Inc.
Closing Letter: Borders Group, Inc.
Case: BPI Environmental, Inc.
Federal Trade Commission Decisions, Volume 118, Page 930
Case: Brain-Pad, Inc.
Case: Brian Ebersole
Public Event: Broadband Connectivity Competition Policy
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: Burley Clay Products Co., Inc.
Case: BurnLounge, Inc.
Rule Summary: Business Opportunity Rule
Public Event: Business Opportunity Rule Workshop
The Federal Trade Commission will hold a day-long public workshop on June 1, 2009 in Washington, DC, to explore proposed changes to the FTC’s Business Opportunity Rule. The workshop, which is free and open to the public, will examine possible changes to the rule that were outlined in a Revised...
Closing Letter: BWTDirect LLC
Closing Letter: Cadbury Adams/Halls ProHealth Defense Dietary Supplement
Press Release: California Debt Collection Agency Settles FTC Charges Of Fair Credit Reporting Act Violations
The Federal Trade Commission today announced a proposed settlement with a California-based debt collection agency, Performance Capital Management, Inc. (PCM), under which the company would be fined $2 million and enjoined from what the FTC called "serious violations" of Section 623 of the Fair...
Rule Summary: CAN-SPAM Rule
The CAN-SPAM Act requires the Commission to issue regulations “defining the relevant criteria to facilitate the determination of the primary purpose of an electronic mail message.” The CAN-SPAM Act applies almost exclusively to “commercial electronic mail messages”.
Public Event: Care Labeling Rule - An FTC Roundtable
The roundtable, which was free and open to the public, examined the Commission’s proposed amendments to the Rule set forth in its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) published on September 20, 2012. The roundtable focused on the proposed amendment permitting a wetcleaning instruction and comments...
Case: CarePatrol, Inc.