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In LabMD case, the Courts Must Require More of the FTC

January 4, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC — The Federal Trade Commission must do more to guide companies as they craft internal data security compliance plans — so they have...


#73: On Amazon’s Design, Gov’t Knows Best

May 3, 2016

You may have seen this story in the news: a child runs up thousands of dollars worth of purchases on her parent’s Apple, Google, or...


#50: Regulators Gonna Regulate

March 28, 2016

You may not know much about the most important agency in Washington when it comes to regulating new technologies. The Federal Trade Commission, or FTC...


Law & Economics Experts Should Replace Brill, Wright at FTC

March 22, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC — Today’s  resignation of Commissioner Julie Brill from the Federal Trade Commission (effective March 31) will permit Congress to work in a bipartisan...


TechFreedom to FTC: If You Can’t Prove Likely Injury, You Can’t Penalize Security Practices

February 9, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC — On Friday, TechFreedom urged the Federal Trade Commissioners (FTC) not to reverse the dismissal of a lawsuit brought by FTC staff against...


FTC’s Big Data Report Offers Little Analysis, Zero Economics

January 6, 2016

WASHINGTON D.C. — Today, the FTC reiterated its age-old formula: there are benefits, there are risks, and here are some recommendations on what we regard...