Report to Congress on the Comission's enforcement actions against companies that engage in pretexting – the practice of obtaining financial information from consumers under false pretenses.
Workshop examining emerging wireless Internet and data technologies and the privacy, security, and consumer protection issues they raise.
Workshop to identify relevant issues and examine potential solutions associated with assisting victims of identity theft. This was the first in a series of three workshops on identity theft.
Marketing Violent Entertainment to Children: A Review of Industry Practices in the Motion Picture, Music Recording & Electronic Game IndustriesSeptember 11, 2000
Report on the marketing to children of violent entertainment by the motion picture, music recording and electronic game industries.
Second part of report on online profiling by network advertisers.
Report on tar, nicotine, and carbon monoxide testing of cigarettes manufactured and sold in the United States in 1998.
Report describes the nature of online profiling practices, consumer privacy concerns about these practices, and the Commission's efforts to address these concerns.
Report to Congress summarizing the administrative and enforcement actions taken in 1998 under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act aiming to curtail abusive, deceptive, and unfair debt collection practices in the marketplace.
Report from workshop to facilitate an ongoing dialogue on how government, industry, and consumers can work together to meet the challenge of encouraging the development of a global marketplace that offers safety, transparency, and legal certainty.
Report on the effectiveness of self-regulation in protecting consumer privacy on the Internet.
Forum to review the "do-not-call" provision of the FTC's Telemarketing Sales Rule, which prohibits sellers or telemarketers from calling persons who have previously stated that they do not wish to be called. This forum was the first in a series held by the FTC.
National conference to consider review of the FTC's Funeral Rule
Conference to discuss issues relevant to the FTC 1999 review of the Funeral Rule
Workshop on "online profiling," the practice of aggregating information about consumers' preferences and interests, gathered primarily by tracking their movements online, and using the resulting consumer profiles to create targeted advertising on Web sites.
Forum to address the advertising and marketing of long-distance services, including dial-around services—often called "10-10" numbers—and to discuss recent trends in how these long-distance services are advertised and what principles should guide industry advertising.
Report on tar, nicotine, and carbon monoxide testing of cigarettes manufactured and sold in the United States in 1996.
Report on tar, nicotine, and carbon monoxide testing of 1,262 cigarettes manufactured and sold in the United States in 1997.
1999 FTC alcohol report about the effectiveness of the alcohol industry's voluntary guidelines for advertising and marketing to underage audiences.
Report on cigar sales, advertising, and promotion covering 1996 and 1997.
Report on cigarettes sales, advertising, and promotion covering 1997.