VIDEO: FTC Chairman Leibowitz talks with Consumerist

Consumer Reports News: April 13, 2011 07:23 PM

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Federal Trade Commission Chairman Jon Leibowitz's visit to the Consumer Reports headquarters in Yonkers, NY, earlier today sparked some interesting insights into the new consumer privacy bill, introduced in the Senate on Tuesday by Senators John Kerry and John McCain.

But during his time at Consumer Reports, Chairman Leibowitz also took time to speak with Meghann Marco, Executive Editor of The Consumerist website. Among the many topics discussed In this nine minute video interview with the head of the FTC:

  • the FTC's role in attempting to maintain a competitive marketplace
  • impostor scams
  • younger consumers seeming reluctance to report problems to the FTC, and
  • Consumerist's Worst Company in America Final Four

Paul Eng


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