Consumer Protection

Consumer protection is the practice of safeguarding buyers of goods and services, and the public, against unfair practices in the marketplace. Consumer protection measures are often established by law. Such laws are intended to prevent businesses from engaging in fraud or specified unfair practices in order to gain an advantage over competitors or to mislead consumers. They may also provide additional protection for the general public which may be impacted by a product (or its production) even when they are not the direct purchaser or consumer of that product. For example, government regulations may require businesses to disclose detailed information …

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FSF: Free State Foundation · 10 May 2024 English

As a result, the court should reconsider its decision in light of the FCC’s recent action, and affirm the lower court’s decision to enjoin the act. [...] The court explained …

light-touch framework backstopped by antitrust and consumer protection law was a better environment for broadband


ACRL: Association of College and Research Libraries · 10 May 2024 English

Upholding Intellectual Freedom Background Intellectual freedom is a core value of the library profession, and libraries are integral to the provision of spaces and information resources that support their users’ …

-strengthen-accountability-colleges-and-consumer-protection-students Assembled by the ACRL Government


OEKO: Öko-Institut e.V. · 10 May 2024 English

Renewable Energy Spatial Planning and Designation of Acceleration Areas in EU Member States

Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection drafted respective changes in the “Draft


LCO: Law Commission of Ontario · 10 May 2024 English

is found in the LCO enter into a consumer transaction.”85 Consultation Paper at section 3, “Consumer Protection Law in Ontario and A. [...] The Act states that illiteracy, inability to understand the language and investigation mechanism at the Consumer takes place.”81 Protection Ontario (. [...] 26 Consumer Protection in the Digital Marketplace During the development of Bill 142, the LCO argued The LCO is also practices including sale of virtual items, in-game marketing, and digital currencies.159 34 Consumer Protection in the Digital Marketplace Regulators and Courts Key Information and the CPA 2023 Many foreign

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ORF: Observer Research Foundation · 8 May 2024 English

Introduction In recent years, the rapid pace of developments in the domain of artificial intelligence (AI)—spanning machine learning (ML), cloud computing, neural networks, and large language models (LLMs)—has forced the …

worker support, AI bias and civil rights, consumer protection, privacy, federal use of AI, and international


Cato Institute · 8 May 2024 English

Americans are concerned about grocery prices--and for (mostly) good reasons. Yes, as we discussed in February, consumers here still--even after years of inflation--spend a relatively low share of their budgets …

foreign competition under the guise of “consumer protection.” Most famously, we had mandatory Country


World Bank Group · 3 May 2024 English

brings increased risks pertaining to data and consumer protection and cybersecurity, but the region remains adopt common standards on data protection, consumer protection, data governance, data sharing, including


World Bank Group · 3 May 2024 English

brings increased risks pertaining to data and consumer protection and cybersecurity, but the region remains adopt common standards on data protection, consumer protection, data governance, data sharing, including


ECIPE: European Centre for International Political Economy · 3 May 2024 English

In the past five years, the EU has established several trade17 and digital18 - including the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism and the Artificial Intelligence Act – barriers that are likely …

market regulation; movement of capital; consumer protection; data protection; agriculture; approximation


World Bank Group · 3 May 2024 English

DLI2 – the establishment of the Financial Consumer Protection Authority, across all financial services institutional and legal framework for financial consumer protection, improve the investment management of pension industries; and the creation of a Financial Consumer Protection Authority/Department. The second – modernizing Committee.  The establishment of the Financial Consumer Protection Authority, across all financial services Central Bank would take the lead on financial consumer protection across all sector and would initiate efforts


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