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    Identity Theft and Consumer Protection, Part 3

    Panelists talked about Federal Trade Commission and the financial services industry efforts to combat identity (ID) theft. Among the topics they addressed were medical, tax, and child…

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    Identity Theft and Consumer Protection, Part 2

    Federal Trade Commission Chairperson Edith Ramirez and former Commission Chairperson Deborah Majoras talked about efforts by their agency to protect consumers from identity theft. This was…

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    Identity Theft and Consumer Protection, Part 1

    Panelist talked about consumer protection from identity (ID) theft. Topics included the evolution of ID theft since 2006 and actions consumers can take to protect themselves.  …

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    Consumer, Industry, and Regulator Perspectives

    Participants talked about how governments control and regulate products found or suspected to be unsafe, and particularly unsafe for children. Among the issues they addressed were…

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    The Media's Role in Covering Health Risks

    Journalists talked about the media’s role in covering stories about health risks to children. Among the issues they addressed were the reliability of sources, the pressure to…

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    Calculating Risk, Setting Priorities

    Participants talked about threats to children’s safety posed by various products and about measures to protect children. Among the issues they addressed were health risks,…

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    Threats to Children

    Ms. Brown spoke about threats to children from consumer products, and the role of the media in warning parents of these risks. After her remarks she answered questions from the…

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    Child Labor in Mexico

    League representatives briefed reporters on its opposition to the North American Free Trade Agreement. The league cited a lack of protection for children from exploitive child…

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    Annual Consumer Report Card

    The National Consumer League president, Linda Goldner, talked about the League’s annual consumer report card released the previous Monday which grade the Reagan Administration and the…

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