from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- abbr. Federal Trade Commission
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- Initialism of Federal Trade Commission.
- Initialism of Federal Transfer Center.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An abbreviation of Fellow of Trinity College (Dublin).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an independent agency of the United States federal government that maintains fair and free competition; enforces federal antitrust laws; educates the public about identity theft
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Identity Theft Statistics: * The Federal Trade Commission: www. ftc.gov • Consumer Sentinel now • The FTC received over 800,000 contains over 4.3 Million Consumer Sentinel complaints in
If the FTC is actually publicly admitting this, it stands about zero shot of being upheld in any court.
If the FTC is going to protect privacy it must be able to gauge public sentiment and measure the efficacy of its policies in an accurate manner.
The first step for the FTC is to improve the integrity of its current system for taking user complaints.
The FTC is expected to release a report within weeks with policy recommendations on how to protect Internet users from harmful business practices.
Also see how the FTC is cracking down on producers claims that products are biodegradable.
For example: paint with an insulating quality that will decrease energy losses 40-60% -- the FTC is now in court on that.
FTC is concerned with non-FDA-approved claims — need strong science to back them up.
(Turns out the FTC is currently seeking public comment on the negative option rule.)
And, like DOJ, FTC is more of enforcement body, as opposed to a registration agency like PTO.