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Protect I-net privacy

...Sometimes they're there to do the right thing. Such was the case last week when Federal Trade Commission Chairman Robert Pitofsky urged Congress to adopt new federal laws to curb Internet spying. This is a tall order. It won't be easy to stop...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/06/02/edi_290056.shtml
Editorials
Mergers warrant scrutiny

...in opening a hearing into the matter Monday. The number of mergers isn't necessarily the problem, FTC Chairman Robert Pitofsky told the committee. It's the size of the transactions and the impact they have on how people receive, disperse...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/09/bus_273295.shtml
Business
Regulators examine long-distance advertising

...compounding the problem. "Many of these ads fall short of what I believe is adequate protection for consumers," said Robert Pitofsky, the FTC chairman. He cited ads in which companies compare their plans with rivals', but use obsolete figures...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/07/bus_273008.shtml
Business
Government to track Internet sales

...private. "I wouldn't want people selling information about which books I buy, or what records I buy," said Robert Pitofsky, chairman of the Federal Trade Commission. "The Internet is probably going to grow, anyway. It's just not going...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/06/tec_252587.shtml
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Regulators express support for industry to police itself on privacy

...like salary or medical information. "My first reaction is this is a very serious and impressive proposal," said Robert Pitofsky, chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, who is presiding over a second day of hearings into online privacy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/06/12/tec_209783.shtml
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Computer privacy honored by companies

...will go a long way to address these concerns and lessen the risk that these services will be misused," FTC Chairman Robert Pitofsky said. "The industry should be commended for its responsiveness and commitment." Pitofsky expressed concern, however...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/19/tec_219274.shtml
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Computer privacy honored by companies

...will go a long way to address these concerns and lessen the risk that these services will be misused," FTC Chairman Robert Pitofsky said. "The industry should be commended for its responsiveness and commitment." Pitofsky expressed concern, however...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/19/tec_219327.shtml
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Authors send warning

...sensibilities of one publisher cannot find a home elsewhere," said the letter, which was sent Tuesday to FTC chairman Robert Pitofsky in Washington. Carl Bernstein, who like Vonnegut is a Bertelsmann author, also signed the letter, as did noted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/21/bus_229193.shtml
Business
Regulators conditionally approve Intel's purchase of Digital chip

...a strong message to the market that other major chip makers are now committed to Alpha's future," FTC chairman Robert Pitofsky said in a statement. Intel announced last October that it was buying Digital's Alpha computer chip manufacturing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/04/25/tec_226801.shtml
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FTC to online consumers: MYOB

...telemarketer calls. The move is expected to slow the drive for new privacy legislation, which then-FTC Chairman Robert Pitofsky sought last year on the grounds that Internet businesses failed to police themselves. But even before the FTC shift...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/10/13/tec_326249.shtml
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