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  • AOLTime Warner Merger
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    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.

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  • Marketing Violent Entertainment Material to Children
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    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…

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  • Health Warnings on Cigars
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    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…

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  • Electronic Commerce and Online Shopping
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    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…

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  • Protecting Consumer Online Privacy
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    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…

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  • Saving and Investing Education Campaign
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    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…

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