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Government Document Subjects: FCC & FTC

Subject guides for government information.

Statistical Sources

For Consumers

Federal Communications Commission

Federal Communications Commission

The Federal Communications Commission deals in the regulation and understanding of the many forms of media available to the public and private sector. Ranging from broadcast frequencies to consumer protection from media companies, the FCC is charged with a variety of tasks and provides a large range of publications and data. Currently, the FCC is in transition and is attempting to modernize its processes and policies.

Federal Trade Commission

Federal Trade Commission

The Federal Trade Commission is a broad agency purposed with consumer protection and competition jurisdiction. The FTC works to resolve issues, holds hearings, develops policies and enforces antitrust regulations and consumer protection legislation.

Children and the FCC

The FCC's dedicated space to helping parents monitor and understand their children's interactions with the media.

Contains numerous reports on Parental Controls, discussion boards and online safety.

On Children's Privacy

The FTC has compiled information and recommendations on how to protect the privacy of children from abuse online.

Publications