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2010-12-01 12:16:00

Offers Framework for Consumers, Businesses, and Policymakers Endorses "Do Not Track" to Facilitate Consumer Choice About Online Tracking WASHINGTON, Dec.

2010-10-06 12:34:00

Seeks Public Comment on Changes that Would Update Guides and Make Them Easier to Use WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federal Trade Commission today proposed revisions to the guidance that it gives marketers to help them avoid making misleading environmental claims.

2010-08-04 10:17:00

Provisions are Designed to Foster Competition in the Computer Chip Business WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federal Trade Commission approved a settlement with Intel Corp. that resolves charges the company illegally stifled competition in the market for computer chips.

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2010-07-29 06:15:00

Federal Trade Commission Chairman Jon Leibowitz told lawmakers on Tuesday that the FTC is considering a do-not-track mechanism that would allow consumers to opt out of all behavioral targeting.

2010-01-13 12:31:00

Agreements Cost Consumers Billions of Dollars Each Year, Delay Market Entry of Generic Medicines by an Average of 17 Months WASHINGTON, Jan.

2009-12-16 08:11:00

FTC Charges Anticompetitive Tactics Have Stifled Innovation and Harmed Consumers WASHINGTON, Dec.

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2009-12-07 15:25:00

The US Federal Trade Commission held a conference on Monday to discuss guidelines on how businesses should use the data they collect and store about customers.

2009-08-27 19:21:26

Americans will get added protection from unwanted phone calls when a rule takes effect next week banning most robocalls, federal officials announced. Most prerecorded commercial telemarketing calls to consumers will be prohibited beginning Sept.

2009-08-09 15:34:12

Commercials targeting U.S. middle-age men with lowered sex drive and melancholy moods may be scientifically unfounded, experts say.


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