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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...


Nomi: The Dark Side of the Latest FTC Privacy Case

April 29, 2015

Last week, the FTC announced its complaint and consent decree with Nomi Technologies for failing to allow consumers to opt-out of cell phone tracking while...


FTC Issues Stealth Regulations over Internet of Things

January 27, 2015

WASHINGTON D.C. — Today, the FTC released a report recommending “best practices” around privacy and data security for the “Internet of Things” — connected smart...