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Federal Trade Commission
Latest Federal Trade Commission Items
Bureaucrats at the Federal Trade Commission must have a lot of spare time. The agency recently swooped to rescue the American people from the threat posed by a collaborative organization of 22,000 professionals who sit down with youngsters and teach them how to play a piano.
A small federal panel that oversees privacy issues has been catapulted from a bureaucratic backwater into the political maelstrom roiled by leaks about the National Security Agency's domestic snooping.
Republicans haven't succeeded in repealing Obamacare, or even restraining the scheme the Democrats pushed through Congress without a single Republican vote. That's what can happen with a determined Democrat in the White House and the Democrats in control of half of Congress. Republicans in the House will now take aim at another of President Obama's hyperpartisan achievements, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street regulation bill.
Pollsters have convinced Democrats that they'll win the government shutdown fight, so President Obama is doing all he can to create the impression that the republic is in peril because 800,000 nonessential federal employees won't come to the office today. This insults the intelligence of ordinary Americans who are more concerned that the private economy has been shut down for the past four years.
With less than two weeks before President Obama's new health care law kicks in, the White House launched an anti-fraud effort Wednesday to warn consumers that scam artists could try to steal their personal financial and health records.
With less than two weeks before President Obama's new health-care law kicks in, the White House launched an anti-fraud effort Wednesday to warn consumers that scam artists could try to steal their personal financial and health records.
The Federal Trade Commission said it is investigating Facebook to determine if two of its recently announced privacy rule reforms are in violation of a 2011 agreement.
Having the legislative branch enact laws, to be signed by the executive (as set out in the Constitution), has become a quaint concept under President Obama.
An advocacy group filed a complaint to the Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday, decrying toy-makers and baby product manufacturers, like Fisher-Price, that claim new mobile apps help boost baby's brain power. They don't work as promised, the group said.