It’s been a busy couple of weeks for tech policy: The FCC received over a million comments on its proposed net neutrality regulations, the Senate unveiled its version of the USA Freedom Act, and the FTC is suing Amazon over the design of its app store.
#FTCReform in the spotlight as the FTC takes aim at Amazon
The Federal Trade Commission’s recent enforcement actions against Amazon and Apple raise important questions about the FTC’s consumer protection practices. Join TechFreedom and the International Center for Law and Economics (ICLE) on Thursday, July 31 at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company for a lunch and panel discussion on these issues, featuring Martin Gaynor, current Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Economics, and former FTC officials. RSVP here and follow the conversation on Twitter.
#NetNeutrality debate continues as FCC reviews public comments
TechFreedom and the International Center for Law & Economics filed joint comments with the FCC, explaining why the FCC has no sound legal basis for micromanaging the Internet—now called “net neutrality regulation”—and why such regulation would harm consumers. See highlights from our filings and our other work on net neutrality.
Here are a few other things we’ve been up to: