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Blocking Verizon/SpectrumCo Deal Would Harm, not Help, Consumers

March 27, 2012

Yesterday, the International Center for Law and Economics and TechFreedom jointly filed comments [ pdf ] with the FCC on the Verizon SpectrumCo deal.  In...


eBook Pricing Antitrust Suit Risks Harming Competition

March 8, 2012

Today, it was reported that the Justice Department plans to sue Apple and five of the largest publishers for allegedly colluding to raise prices on...


Feds Should Stay Out of Google/Twitter Social Search Spat

January 12, 2012

As has become customary with just about every new product announcement by Google these days, the company’s introduction on Tuesday of its new “ Search,...


Some Much-Needed Antitrust Skepticism on Senate Letter Urging FTC Google Investigation

December 20, 2011

Back in September, the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Antitrust Subcommittee held a hearing on “ The Power of Google: Serving Consumers or Threatening Competition? ” Given...


TechFreedom Statement on AT&T/T-Mobile Merger Collapse

December 19, 2011

Today, AT&T announced they had abandoned their planned acquisition of T-Mobile after the DOJ sued to block the deal and the FCC published a sharply...


TechFreedom’s Latest: Dangers of SOPA, Search Bias Exaggerated, Celebrating 7 Billion, ECPA, COPPA

November 4, 2011

SOPA: Hollywood’s Latest Effort to Turn Back Time (CNET) Larry Downes has previously warned about the unintended consequences of the Senate’s Protect IP Act, noting...