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2004

  • Hispanic Outreach Forum and Law Enforcement Workshop: A Summary of the Proceedings, October 2004
  • 16 CFR Part 642 and Part 698: Implementation of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003: Opt-Out Disclosures for Prescreened Solicitations for Credit or Insurance: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Request for Public Comment on the Proposed Rule and on Proposed Model Forms
  • A CAN-SPAM Informant Reward System: A Federal Trade Commission Report to Congress (September 2004)
  • Staff Report of the Bureau of Consumer Protection to the Federal Trade Commission and Proposed Revised Trade Regulation Rule (August 2004)
    • Text of the Staff Report [PDF 1.7MB]

  • The Petroleum Industry: Mergers, Structural Change, And Antitrust Enforcement: A Report of the Staff of the Federal Trade Commission Bureau of Economics (August 2004)
  • Consumer Fraud in the United States : An FTC Survey (August 2004)
  • Enforcement Actions Pursuant to Title V, Subtitle B of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act ("Fraudulent Access to Financial Information"): Fourth Annual Federal Trade Commission Report to Congress (July 2004)
    • Text of Report [PDF 18KB]

  • Improving Health Care: A Dose of Competition: A Report by the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice (July 2004)
  • Marketing Violent Entertainment to Children: A Fourth Follow-Up Review of Industry Practices in the Motion Picture, Music Recording & Electronic Game Industries (July 2004): A Report to Congress (July 2004)
    • Text of Report [PDF 939K]

  • The CAN-SPAM Act of 2003: National Do Not Email Registy: A Federal Trade Commission Report to Congress (June 2004)
  • Possible Anticompetitive Barriers to E-Commerce: Contact Lenses: A Report from the Staff of the Federal Trade Commission
  • Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Annual Report to Congress: Federal Trade Commission Enforcement Actions and Consumer and Industry Education Initiatives in 2003 (March 2004)
    • Text of Report [PDF 68KB]

  • The Effect of Mortgage Broker Compensation Disclosures on Consumers and Competition: A Controlled Experiment
    A Bureau of Economics Staff Report (February 2004)
  • Horizontal Merger Investigation Data, Fiscal Years 1996-2003
    A Federal Trade Commission Staff Report (February 2004)
  • Report to Congress Under the Small Business Paperwork Relief Act: Civil Penalties in FTC Enforcement Actions -- Fiscal 2003 (January 2004)
  • Enforcement Activities of the FTC Under the Truth In Lending Act, the Consumer Leasing Act, the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, and the Electronic Fund Transfer Acts During 2003 (January 2004)
    • Report to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

2003

  • Technologies for Protecting Personal Information
  • Deception in Weight-Loss Advertising Workshop: Seizing Opportunities and Building Partnerships to Stop Weight-Loss Fraud
    A Federal Trade Commission Staff Report (December 2003)
  • The Use of Slotting Allowances in the Retail Grocery Industry
    A Report from the Staff of the Federal Trade Commission (November 2003)
  • Staff Summary of Federal Trade Commission Activities Affecting Older Americans: September 2001 - August 2003: A Commission Staff Report to the United States Senate Special Committee on Aging
  • To Promote Innovation: The Proper Balance of Competition and Patent Law and Policy
    A Report by the Federal Trade Commission, October 2003
  • False Claims in Spam:
    A Report By the Division of Marketing Practices, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission (April 2003) [PDF 328K]

2001

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1999

1998

  • PRICE CHECK II: A Follow-up Report on the Accuracy of Checkout Scanner Prices
    a report by the staff of the Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology  (December 1998)
     
  • Milk: Does It Measure Up? --One Year Later-- A Report on the Accuracy of Net Content Labeling of Milk(August 1998)
     
  • Privacy Online: A Report to Congress (june 1998) [PDF 256KB]

1997

1996

  • Staff Report: Public Workshop on Consumer Privacy on the Global Information Infrastructure (December 1996)
     

  • PRICE CHECK: A Report on the Accuracy of Checkout Scanners (October 1996) [PDF 118KB]
    Almost $2 trillion is spent in retail stores every year, and a large portion of those sales is rung up with electronic checkout scanners. Checkout scanners have been in use for over 20 years, but there are ongoing concerns about their accuracy. These concerns led to this study of scanner practices across the country. The staff of the Federal Trade Commission, Technology Services of the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the States of Florida, Michigan, Missouri, Tennessee, Vermont and Wisconsin and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts participated in this study.
     
  • Revised Federal Trade Commission, Justice Department Policy Statements on Health Care Antritrust Enforcement (August 1996) [PDF 297K]