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.
Report on the effectiveness of self-regulation in protecting consumer privacy on the Internet.
Forum to review the "do-not-call" provision of the FTC's Telemarketing Sales Rule, which prohibits sellers or telemarketers from calling persons who have previously stated that they do not wish to be called. This forum was the first in a series held by the FTC.
National conference to consider review of the FTC's Funeral Rule
Conference to discuss issues relevant to the FTC 1999 review of the Funeral Rule
Workshop on "online profiling," the practice of aggregating information about consumers' preferences and interests, gathered primarily by tracking their movements online, and using the resulting consumer profiles to create targeted advertising on Web sites.
Forum to address the advertising and marketing of long-distance services, including dial-around services—often called "10-10" numbers—and to discuss recent trends in how these long-distance services are advertised and what principles should guide industry advertising.
Report on tar, nicotine, and carbon monoxide testing of cigarettes manufactured and sold in the United States in 1996.
Report on tar, nicotine, and carbon monoxide testing of 1,262 cigarettes manufactured and sold in the United States in 1997.
1999 FTC alcohol report about the effectiveness of the alcohol industry's voluntary guidelines for advertising and marketing to underage audiences.
Report on cigar sales, advertising, and promotion covering 1996 and 1997.
Report on cigarettes sales, advertising, and promotion covering 1997.
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.
Prepared Statement of the Federal Trade Commission, presented by Chairman Robert Pitofsky before the Subcommittee on Communications of the Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation, United States Senate.
A comprehensive analysis of the effectiveness of self-regulation as a means of protecting consumer privacy online.
Conference on the rise of obesity in the U.S. and money spent on health care and weight loss products. Discussion focused on understanding the problem and exploring ways to improve the information consumers receive about the nature of obesity and weight loss products and programs.
Analysis of the potential economic impact of the proposed settlement with the tobacco industry on cigarette prices, industry profits, and government revenues.
Workshop to review a proposal revising the Pay-Per-Call Rule. The proposal included, among other things, new provisions to combat telephone bill cramming—unauthorized charges on consumers' phone bills.
Forum on the questions and issues raised in a petition asking the FTC to look into whether vehicles bought back under state lemon laws are being resold without disclosing to subsequent purchasers that the vehicles had been bought back.