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  • Robocalls and the Telecommunications Industry
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    Robocalls and the Telecommunications Industry

    Jon Leibowitz made opening remarks at a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) conference on robocalls. He said “nothing is off the table” when it comes to his agency’s efforts to stop illegal…

    272 views
  • Consumer Privacy Protection
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    Consumer Privacy Protection

    Witnesses testified on recently-released Obama administration and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) privacy reports that highlighted the need for federal legislation to give consumers baseline…

    121 views
  • Federal Trade Commission Fiscal Year 2013 Budget
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    Federal Trade Commission Fiscal Year 2013 Budget

    Federal Trade Commission executives testified on their fiscal year 2013 budget request.

    202 views
  • Consumer Internet Privacy
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    Consumer Internet Privacy

    Commerce Secretary John Bryson, White House National Economic Council Director Gene Sperling, and Federal Trade Commission Chairman Jon Leibowitz talked about the Obama administration’s new…

    373 views
  • Newsmakers with Jon Leibowitz
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    Newsmakers with Jon Leibowitz

    Jon Leibowitz talked about the Obama administration’s proposal for new privacy protections for people using the Internet and smart phones. The proposals came as an increasing number of…

    11,255 views
  • Jon Leibowitz Remarks on Consumer Privacy
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    Jon Leibowitz Remarks on Consumer Privacy

    Jon Leibowitz talked about the Federal Trade Commission’s new framework for protecting consumer Internet privacy. The proposal includes a “Do Not Track” option in which consumers may opt…

    359 views
  • Regulations at Independent Agencies
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    Regulations at Independent Agencies

    Regulatory agency officials testified about a non-binding request by the White House to reduce and streamline federal regulations. Each disputed the accusation by Chair Stearns that they…

    195 views
  • Communicators with Jon Leibowitz
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    Communicators with Jon Leibowitz

    Jon Leibowitz talked about reaction to the Federal Trade Commission’s recently released privacy report that includes new proposals to strengthen consumer protections. “The Communicators” is…

    210 views
  • Task Force on Childhood Obesity
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    Task Force on Childhood Obesity

    Michelle Obama and other Obama administration officials unveiled the findings of the Childhood Obesity Task Force report. Their goal was to reduce the level of overweight children from 20%…

    2,800 views
  • Children and Online Privacy
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    Children and Online Privacy

    The heads of the Federal Communications Commission, Federal Trade Commission and the deputy secretary of education unveiled a new study that finds most parents don’t think that social media…

    278 views
  • Consumer Online Privacy Panel 2
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    Consumer Online Privacy, Panel 2

    Telecommunications leaders from Facebook, Apple, Google, and AT&T, and academics spoke about industry practices in regard to online data collection and usage, and consumer rights.

    219 views
  • Consumer Online Privacy Regulators Panel
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    Consumer Online Privacy, Regulators Panel

    Officials from the Federal Communications and Federal Trade Commissions testified on their agencies' efforts to protect consumers' online privacy.

    501 views
  • Retaining Customer Data
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    Retaining Customer Data

    The Federal Trade Commission held a forum on technology, consumer privacy and the benefits and the risks associated with information sharing. Panelists included people from business,…

    224 views
  • Preventing Stimulus Spending Fraud
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    Preventing Stimulus Spending Fraud

    Panelists testified at a hearing on economic stimulus funds spending and fraud prevention.

    301 views
  • Consumer Financial Protection Agency Proposal
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    Consumer Financial Protection Agency Proposal

    Witnesses testified about the Obama administration’s proposal to create a new agency responsible for consumer protection with regard to financial products and services. The Consumer Financial…

    315 views
  • Technology Oversight Issues
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    Technology Oversight Issues

    Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chair Jon Leibowitz talked about how the FTC will address oversight over issues relating to technology. Topics included online advertisers' use and storage of consumer information,…

    52 views
  • Consumer Credit and Debt Protection
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    Consumer Credit and Debt Protection

    Witnesses testified about the role of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in protecting the public in the areas of consumer credit and debt. Among the topics the addressed were deceptive practices…

    399 views
  • Mortgage Loan Modification Fraud
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    Mortgage Loan Modification Fraud

    Officials announced a new multi-agency crackdown on mortgage loan modification fraud and foreclosure rescue scams. They spoke about increased efforts to identify fraud suspects for civil…

    233 views
  • Fiscal Year 2008 Federal Trade Commission Budget
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    Fiscal Year 2008 Federal Trade Commission Budget

    Commissioners testified about the proposed fiscal year 2008 budget for the Federal Trade Commission as well as commission operations, goals, and initiatives for improving international…

    44 views
  • Competition in the Pharmaceutical Industry
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    Competition in the Pharmaceutical Industry

    Witnesses testified about competitive practices in the pharmaceutical industry. Among the issues they addressed were the use of generic alternatives to prescription medications, business…

    137 views
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