Filter by

Robert Pitofsky

Videos

Sorted by Most Recent Airing
Showing 1 - 20 of 25 Show 25
  • The Internet and Consumer Protection
    Last Aired

    The Internet and Consumer Protection

    Ms. Bernstein moderated a roundtable discussion about the upcoming Federal Trade Commission (FTC) hearings on consumer protection, internet, and globalization. The panelists discussed what…

    61 views
  • EchostarDirectTV Merger
    Last Aired

    Echostar/DirectTV Merger

    Witnesses testified about a proposed merger between Direct TV and Echostar. Among the topics they addressed were the state of competition in the cable and satellite television industries,…

    101 views
  • Gasoline Prices
    Last Aired

    Gasoline Prices

    Witnesses testified about rising gasoline prices, particularly in the Western U.S. Among the issues they addressed were the energy infrastructure, the energy crisis in Western states, and…

    45 views
  • AOLTime Warner Merger
    Last Aired

    AOL-Time Warner Merger

    Officials spoke to reporters about the decision to approve a merger between America On-line and Time Warner. Following their remarks they answered questions from the reporters.

    156 views
  • Marketing Violence to Children Day 1
    Last Aired

    Marketing Violence to Children Day 1

    Government officials and industry experts testified about the recent Federal Trade Commission report on marketing violent entertainment to children. The report criticized the entertainment…

    488 views
  • Marketing Violent Entertainment Material to Children
    Last Aired

    Marketing Violent Entertainment Material to Children

    Chairman Pitofsky spoke to reporters about a study which found that media companies had deliberately marketed violent movies and video games to children as young as 12. He urged the…

    53 views
  • Internet Privacy
    Last Aired

    Internet Privacy

    Witnesses testified about various aspects of protecting individual privacy on the Internet. Among the issues they addressed were finding a balance between personal privacy concerns and…

    122 views
  • Health Warnings on Cigars
    Last Aired

    Health Warnings on Cigars

    Government officials announced the settlement of a lawsuit against the cigar industry. They feared that citizens viewed cigars as a safe alternative to cigarettes. To remedy this, warning…

    58 views
  • Mergers and Consolidation in the Communications Industry
    Last Aired

    Mergers and Consolidation in the Communications Industry

    Witnesses testified about the state of the telecommunications industry and about the recent wave of mergers in the industry. Among the issues they addressed were to effects of the mergers…

    85 views
  • Privacy Protection for Online Customers
    Last Aired

    Privacy Protection for On-line Customers

    Committee members heard testimony about the current status of privacy for on-line consumers. At issue was whether the industry needs government legislation or whether the industry could…

    34 views
  • Media Advertising and Youth Violence
    Last Aired

    Media Advertising and Youth Violence

    President Clinton announced that the administration would conduct an investigation into the entertainment industry’s advertising practices. He said that the Justice Department and the…

    260 views
  • Electronic Commerce and Online Shopping
    Last Aired

    Electronic Commerce and Online Shopping

    Participants talked about the on-line market and how business should capitalize on the technology and how individuals could protect their privacy while using credit cards. After their…

    40 views
  • Mergers and Corporate Consolidation
    Last Aired

    Mergers and Corporate Consolidation

    Committee members heard testimony from Chairman Alan Greenspan, members of the Federal Reserve Board and representatives from the Department of Justice. They discussed the impact of the…

    60 views
  • Protecting Consumer Online Privacy
    Last Aired

    Protecting Consumer Online Privacy

    Mr. Pitofsky unveiled the results of a new report completed by the Federal Trade Commission. The report examines privacy and safety of online consumer purchasing and how the government can…

    24 views
  • Saving and Investing Education Campaign
    Last Aired

    Saving and Investing Education Campaign

    Participants discussed a public education campaign by various government agencies about the importance of public saving and investment. They talked about how to educate U.S. citizens about…

    174 views
  • Internet Summit Overview
    Last Aired

    Internet Summit Overview

    A conference on Internet issues titled “Focus on Children” was sponsored by Internet providers, users and others as “the beginning of an ongoing dialogue” on a complex issue. The initial…

    85 views
  • FHA Refund and Internet Fraud
    Last Aired

    FHA Refund and Internet Fraud

    Secretary Cuomo and Chairman Pitofsky briefed reporters on two subjects. One was a public education campaign about millions of FHA insurance refunds and about possible fraudulent activities…

    46 views
  • Breyer Confirmation Hearing Day 4 Part 5
    Last Aired

    Breyer Confirmation Hearing Day 4 Part 5

    This was the fourth day of Judge Breyer’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings. Committee members heard testimony from 21 witnesses for and against his confirmation. In this portion, a panel of witnesses…

    137 views
  • 60th Anniversary of Antitrust Division
    Last Aired

    60th Anniversary of Antitrust Division

    On its 60th anniversary, participants discussed the history and future of the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice. They reviewed its growth and accomplishments and discussed…

    103 views
  • Edward Bennett Williams Law Libr Dedication
    Last Aired

    Edward Bennett Williams Law Libr. Dedication

    315 views
  • Load 20 More