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Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Regulations

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) regulates various aspects of telemarketing and the collection, use, and dissemination of personally identifiable information (PII). Under the Telephone and Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act (TSR), the FTC regulates telephone solicitation. The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) delineates how Web site operators (including researchers) may collect and use PII from children under the age of 13 online. Under the Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing Act (CAN-SPAM), the FTC regulates commercial emails. Further, the FTC writes the rules enforcing consumer financial privacy thanks to the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act. Finally, deceptive practices are regulated according to the law that originally established the FTC.

Telemarketing and Consumer Fraud and Abuse Prevention Act (TSR)

This federal act, also know as the Telemarketing ...

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