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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...


Szoka Statement on Facebook FTC Privacy Settlement

November 29, 2011

The following statement can be attributed to Berin Szoka , President of TechFreedom, regarding Facebook’s settlement with the Federal Trade Commission of complaints over changes...


FTC Punishes P2P Company for Unfairly Tricking Users to Share Private Data

October 11, 2011

While policymakers rush write new Net regulations to protect privacy, we  keep suggesting  the FTC use its existing authority more effectively to punish unfair and...


REMINDER: TechFreedom/FOSI COPPA Event in DC & Livestreamed Tomorrow (10/12)

October 11, 2011

Just a reminder—TechFreedom, in association with the Family Online Safety Institute  (FOSI), will host a free lunch panel tomorrow with a number of leading experts...


Revising COPPA: A Discussion of the FTC’s Proposals

October 1, 2011

Oct. 12, 2011 – 12:30pm to 2:30pm The FTC has finally released its long-awaited report on the implementation of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act...


Szoka Statement on FTC’s Google Buzz Settlement

March 30, 2011

WASHINGTON D.C. – The Federal Trade Commission today announced it has reached a settlement with Google concerning privacy complaints about how the company launched its...