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October 8, 2004

  • Media Advisory: October 8, 2004
    Law Enforcement Action Targeting Spyware
    Press conference to announce a law enforcement action targeting “spyware” – software that takes control of consumers’ computers or monitors their Internet use without their consent.

  • For Your Information:
    Announced Actions for October 8, 2004
    In response to an inquiry from Arkansas Representative Doug Matayo, Federal Trade Commission staff in the agency’s Office of Policy Planning, Bureau of Consumer Protection, and Bureau of Economics have issued comments concerning whether certain Arkansas regulations on contact lenses are preempted by the new federal Fairness to Contact Lens Consumers Act. Following a public comment period, the Commission has approved a final consent order in the matter concerning Applied Card Systems, Inc., et al.

October 7, 2004

October 6, 2004

October 5, 2004

  • FTC Targets Products Claiming to Affect the Stress Hormone Cortisol
    Agency Alleges That Marketers of CortiSlim and CortiStress Made False or Unsubstantiated Claims

  • For Your Information:
    Announced Actions for October 5, 2004
    Following a public comment period, the Commission has approved a final consent order in the matter concerning the Virginia Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers.; Following a public comment period, the Commission has approved a final consent order in the matter concerning Piedmont Health Alliance, Inc., et al.

October 1, 2004

Last Updated: Thursday, October 21, 2004