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Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is an independent administrative agency established by the U.S. Congress in the FTC Act of 1914 to prevent anticompetitive business practices in the marketplace. In 1938, Congress amended the Act to expand the jurisdiction of the ...

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