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FTC, State of Maine File Contempt Action against Dietary Supplement Marketers

Defendants allegedly violated 2018 final order requiring scientific evidence for disease claims

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Overseas Payment Processor and its Former CEO Settle FTC Allegations That They Enabled a Deceptive “Free Trial” Offer Scheme

A Latvian payment processor and its former CEO have agreed to settle the Federal Trade Commission’s complaint against them. The complaint alleges that they engaged in unlawful conduct that enabled a deceptive “free trial” offer scheme by U.S.-based defendants. “Transact Pro helped scammers drain...
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Defendants in FTC Credit Repair Scheme Case Agree to Settle Charges

The operators of a bogus credit repair scheme are banned from the credit repair business and subject to a wide array of other requirements under settlement terms with the Federal Trade Commission. The settlements relate to an FTC complaint filed in June 2019 alleging that the defendants targeted...
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FTC Finalizes Settlements with Five Companies Related to Privacy Shield Allegations

The Federal Trade Commission has finalized settlements with five companies over allegations they falsely claimed certification under the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework, which enables companies to transfer consumer data legally from European Union countries to the United States. In separate...
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FTC Releases Agenda for January 28 Voice Cloning Workshop

The Federal Trade Commission has released the final agenda for a January 28, 2020 FTC workshop that will examine voice cloning technologies, which enable users to make near-perfect reproductions of a real person’s voice. “You Don’t Say: An FTC Workshop on Voice Cloning Technologies” will examine...

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Jan 28
District Of Columbia

You Don't Say: An FTC Workshop on Voice Cloning Technologies

On January 28, 2020, staff of the Federal Trade Commission will examine voice cloning technologies that enable users to make near-perfect reproductions of a real person’s voice. Advances in artificial intelligence and text-to-speech (TTS) synthesis have allowed researchers to create a...
Mar 9
Tennessee

Heartland Common Ground Conference

The Federal Trade Commission will host a Heartland Common Ground Conference, in cooperation with the Offices of the Attorney General for the States of Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas, on March 9 and 10, 2020, at the University of...
Mar 10
Tennessee

Heartland Common Ground Conference

The Federal Trade Commission will host a Heartland Common Ground Conference, in cooperation with the Offices of the Attorney General for the States of Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas, on March 9 and 10, 2020, at the University of...

Past Events

Jan 16

Cmmr. Wilson keynote at the Council for Affordable Health Coverage conference

FTC Commissioner Christine S. Wilson will deliver the keynote address at the Council for Affordable Health Coverage conference titled, “The Price of Good Health: 2020 and Beyond.” International Spy Museum, 700 L’Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC
Jan 13

Cmmr. Phillips fireside chat at the TechFreedom privacy forum

FTC Commissioner Noah Joshua Phillips will participate in a fireside chat at the TechFreedom privacy forum titled, “Will Children’s Privacy Break the Internet?” U.S. Capitol Visitor’s Center, 110 Maryland Ave., NE, Washington, DC
Jan 9

Cmr. Slaughter keynote at the FTC Non-Competes in the Workplace Workshop

FTC Commissioner Rebecca Kelly Slaughter will deliver keynote remarks at the FTC Workshop titled "Non-Competes in the Workplace: Examining Antitrust and Consumer Protection Issues." 600 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC