Federal Trade Commission

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Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

an agency in the executive branch of the U.S. federal government created to promote trade and to prevent practices that restrain free enterprise and competition. In the area of health care the commission successfully challenged the American Medical Association's ban on physician advertising. The FTC held that competition among physicians and the free choice of the consumer were impaired by the antiadvertising policy.
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Federal Trade Commission Chairman Robert Pitofsky asserted that the new guidelines clarify a wider range of provider networks which will not offend antitrust law.
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If it sounds suspicious, more than likely it is, says David Medine, associate director of credit practices for the Federal Trade Commission.
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They consulted with staff of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Federal Trade Commission, and Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez has issued the enclosed statement following the approval of new broadband consumer privacy rules by the Federal Communications Commission today:
The GLB agencies are the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the Department of the Treasury, the Offices of the Comptroller of the Currency and of Thrift Supervision, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the Federal Trade Commission, the National Credit Union Administration, and the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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