Federal Trade Commission Reauthorization
Commissioners testified about a number of legislative proposals and commission reauthorization. Among the topics they addressed were telecommunications industry issues, identity theft, and the proliferation of unsolicited electronic mail known as SPAM.
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Thomas B. Leary Commissioner Federal Trade Commission
Timothy J. Muris Chair Federal Trade Commission
Cliff Stearns U.S. Representative [R] Florida
Orson Swindle Commissioner Federal Trade Commission
Mozelle Thompson Commissioner Federal Trade Commission
- House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade & Consumer ProtectionHouse Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade & Consumer Protection
Do Not Call Registry for Telemarketers
President Bush remarked on the federal government’s launch of a “Do Not Call” Registry. By signing up, people can block most…
Mr. Muris testified about establishing a national “no call” list to protect consumers from unwanted telemarketing calls.
Data Management and Identity Theft
Witnesses testified about recent breaches in security in databases containing sensitive personal and financial…
Lead in Imported Toys
Representative Cliff Stearns talked about lead in imported children’s products. He is the ranking member of the Commerce,…