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The U.S. Federal Trade Commission says it's strengthening privacy protection for kids online and giving parents more control of children's Internet activities.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Trade Commission say consumers should be wary of products said to prevent, treat or cure the H1N1 virus.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission launched an antitrust probe into microprocessor company Intel Friday, officials said.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has cleared Google's proposed $3.1 billion takeover of DoubleClick, winding up an eight-month investigation with a 4-1 vote.
The U.S. trade watchdog refused to open an antitrust investigation of chip-making giant Intel officials involved in the proceedings said.
Computer and communications companies are complaining in Washington that multiple media companies are misrepresenting copyright laws to consumers.
The White House said U.S. President George Bush will veto a bill that would bar "unconscionably excessive" profits at the pumps during an energy emergency.
A St. Louis lawyer wants a $10.1 billion judgment against Philip Morris revived because of new evidence in a separate case before the U.S. Supreme Court.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is once again taking a look at the Hollywood practice of marketing horror films to children. The commission is following up a September 2000 report on the marketing of violent movies, music and video games to kids, the Ne