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ABC News is the news division of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), owned by the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
Accreditation is the process in which certification of competency, authority, or credibility is presented.
The American Advertising Federation (AAF), headquartered in Washington, D.C., is the oldest national advertising trade association in the United States.
Angie's List is an American home services website.
Arlington County is a county in the Commonwealth of Virginia, often referred to simply as Arlington or Arlington, Virginia.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
The Connecticut Attorney General is the state attorney general of Connecticut.
In regulatory jurisdictions that provide for this (a list including most or all developed countries with free market economies) consumer protection is a group of laws and organizations designed to ensure the rights of consumers, as well as fair trade, competition, and accurate information in the marketplace.
ConsumerAffairs is a dot-com company founded in 1998 by Jim Hood.
CSK Auto, Inc. was a specialty retailer of automotive parts and accessories in the western United States.
Dispute resolution is the process of resolving disputes between parties.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is an independent agency of the United States government, established in 1914 by the Federal Trade Commission Act.
Industry self-regulation is the process whereby an organization monitors its own adherence to legal, ethical, or safety standards, rather than have an outside, independent agency such as a third party entity monitor and enforce those standards.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
Marquette University is a private, coeducational Catholic university located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in the central United States.
The Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906 was the first of a series of significant consumer protection laws which was enacted by Congress in the 20th century and led to the creation of the Food and Drug Administration.
A rating site (less commonly, a rate-me site) is a website designed for users to vote on or rate people, content, or other things.
ResellerRatings is an online ratings site where consumers submit ratings and reviews of online retailers, and online retailers participate to respond to reviewers and to gather reviews from their customers post-purchase.
Samuel Candler Dobbs (November 8, 1868 – October 31, 1950) was president (1919-1920) and chairman of The Coca-Cola Company, from 1919 to 1922.
Sitejabber is a web-based platform for consumers to find trustworthy online businesses and avoid scams.
SmartMoney was The Wall Street Journals magazine of personal business.
The Coca-Cola Company is an American corporation, and manufacturer, retailer, and marketer of nonalcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups.
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC is an American company that operates the luxury hotel chain known as The Ritz-Carlton. The company has 91 luxury hotels and resorts in 30 countries and territories. The current company was founded in 1983, when the previous owners sold the Ritz-Carlton brand name and the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Boston, Massachusetts. The brand was subsequently expanded to other locations. The company is today a subsidiary of Marriott International.
Trustpilot.com (or Trustpilot) is a website founded in Denmark in 2007 which publishes reviews for online businesses.
TINA.org (TruthinAdvertising.org) is an independent, non-profit, advertising watchdog organization whose mission is to empower consumers to protect themselves and one another against false advertising and deceptive marketing.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
United States v. Forty Barrels and Twenty Kegs of Coca-Cola,, was a federal suit under which the government unsuccessfully attempted to force The Coca-Cola Company to remove caffeine from its product.
Wolfgang Johannes Puck (né Topfschnig; born July 8, 1949) is an Austrian celebrity chef, restaurateur, and occasional actor.
20/20 is an American television newsmagazine that has been broadcast on ABC since June 6, 1978.