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2009-01-13 11:30:00

- Hires FTC Bureau Chief Lydia Parnes - PALO ALTO, Calif., Jan.

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2008-09-19 11:40:00

Five companies were charged with making false and misleading claims for cancer cures, according to the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday.

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2006-06-14 17:45:00

The Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday told lawmakers it supports the video game industry's self-regulation of violent content but said too many U.S. children are still able to buy Mature-rated games in stores.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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