Workshops hosted by the FTC and the U.S. Department of Justice's Office for Victims of Crime on strategies for effective and high impact education and enforcement to protect Hispanic consumers from fraud.
Workshop exploring the issues associated with software that, without the consumer’s knowledge, aids in gathering information about a person or organization or asserts control over a computer.
Forum exploring issues related to the proliferation of and potential solutions to spam. The forum looked at how the unique qualities of spam contribute to and hinder both fraud and its prosecution.
Staff report on the results of a review of 1,000 spam messages and the likely truth or falsity of claims contained in the messages.
Workshop on building public/private partnerships to fight cross-border fraud against consumers. Explored how the private and public sectors can work together to fight cross-border fraud operators; legal constraints on cooperation; and recommendations to combat cross-border fraud.
Summary report from workshop examining emerging wireless Internet and data technologies and the privacy, security, and consumer protection issues they raise.
Joint report from the FTC and the Department of Commerce's National Telecommunications and Information Administration regarding the benefits and burdens of the "reasonable demonstration" requirement of the consumer consent provision contained in the recently enacted Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (ESIGN).
Workshop hosted by the FTC and the National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus to explore how marketers comply with "clear and conspicuous" disclosure requirements in truth-in-advertising laws.
Workshop examining selected issues of competition policy that arise in connection with business-to-business ("B2B") and business-to-consumer (B2C) electronic marketplaces.
Roundtable discussing recommendations by business and consumer groups regarding the use of alternative dispute resolution for online consumer disputes.
Seminar for Internet retailers, marketers and suppliers on applying offline rules and regulations online. The seminar was designed to ensure e-tailers understand and comply with the FTC rules regarding e-tailing.
Workshop examining emerging wireless Internet and data technologies and the privacy, security, and consumer protection issues they raise.
Report from workshop to facilitate an ongoing dialogue on how government, industry, and consumers can work together to meet the challenge of encouraging the development of a global marketplace that offers safety, transparency, and legal certainty.
Workshop to facilitate an ongoing dialogue on how government, industry, and consumers can work together to meet the challenge of encouraging the development of a global marketplace that offers safety, transparency, and legal certainty.
Workshop exploring how the FTC’s rules and guides apply to electronic media, including the Internet, e-mail and CD-ROMs. The workshop expanded on a previously published Federal Register Notice.
Workshop to bring consumers and businesses together to address consumer privacy issues posed by the online marketplace.