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#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...


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...