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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...


Wyndham Settlement Reinforces Need for Congressional Overhaul of FTC

December 9, 2015

WASHINGTON D.C. — Today, the Federal Trade Commission announced that it had reached a settlement with Wyndham Hotels over charges that the company had “unreasonable”...


America’s Privacy Regulator Helps Kill Privacy Reform

September 16, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the Federal Trade Commission asked the Senate to give it the ability to search Americans’ emails without a warrant. In its...


FTC’s Competition Policy Statement is Long Overdue

August 13, 2015

WASHINGTON D.C. — Today, the Federal Trade Commission released a policy statement defining the FTC’s Unfair Methods of Competition (UMC) authority, paralleling the policy statements...


The FTC Should Help Unshackle the Sharing Economy

May 27, 2015

Yesterday, TechFreedom and the International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE) filed comments to be considered at the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) upcoming workshop: The...