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We Did It! FTC Takes Decisive Action Against "Your Baby Can Read"

We've got great news about our ongoing efforts to hold the so-called "genius baby" industry accountable for its false and deceptive marketing. Today, the Federal Trade Commission filed false advertising charges against the marketers of "Your Baby Can Read," a video series which retailed for as much as $200.

FTC Files False Advertising Charges Against Your Baby Can Read; Commission's Action Is Important Milestone in CCFC's Ongoing Efforts to Hold "Genius Baby" Industry Accountable

Date of Release: 

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

August 28, 2012
Contact: Josh Golin (617-896-9368; josh@commercialfreechildhood.org)
For Immediate Release

Your Baby Can Read! Video Maker Shuts Its Doors; Children's Advocacy Group Declares Victory for Families

Date of Release: 

Monday, July 16, 2012

July 16, 2012
Contact: Josh Golin (617-896-9368; josh@commercialfreechildhood.org)
For Immediate Release

Your Baby Can Read! Video Maker Shuts Its Doors
Children’s Advocacy Group Declares Victory for Families

BOSTON -- July 16 -- The company responsible for deceptively marketing the video series Your Baby Can Read! has ceased operating.

Let's Stop Your Baby Can Read's Deceptive Advertising

On April 12, 2011, CCFC filed a Federal Trade Commission complaint against Your Baby Can Read!, a $200 video series that encourages parents to put infants as young as three months in front of screens. The complaint is part of our ongoing campaign to support parents’ efforts to raise healthy babies by stopping the false and deceptive marketing of “educational” baby videos.

CCFC to Disney: We Won't Be Silenced; Advocacy group vows to continue its important work on behalf of children

Date of Release: 

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

March 10, 2010
Contact:  Josh Golin (617-896-9369; josh<at>commercialfreechildhood.org)
For Immediate Release

CCFC to Disney: We Won't Be Silenced
Advocacy group vows to continue its important work on behalf of children

CCFC Statement on the FTC’s Failure to Take Enforceable Action Against Baby Einstein and Brainy Baby for False and Deceptive Marketing

Date of Release: 

Thursday, December 6, 2007

December 6, 2007
Contact: Josh Golin (617-896-9369; josh<at>commercialfreechildhood.org)
For Immediate Release

CCFC Statement on the FTC’s Failure to Take Enforceable Action Against Baby Einstein and Brainy Baby for False and Deceptive Marketing

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