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Sprint acquiring T-Mobile runs risk of “regulatory contagion,” says TF’s Jon Henke

March 11, 2014

Sprint, America’s #3 wireless provider, is attempting to buy T-Mobile, the industry’s fourth-largest player. It’s unclear if regulators will approve the deal, but they’re certainly...


FTC: Technology & Reform Project Launches 12/16 with Conference keynoted by Commissioner Wright

December 10, 2013

As it begins its hundredth year, the FTC is increasingly becoming the Federal Technology Commission. The agency’s role in regulating data security, privacy, the Internet...


5 Rules for Antitrust in a High-Tech World

December 7, 2013

Former FTC chair Tim Muris nailed it back in 2010: Be wary of competitor complaints. When a competitor tells government that its rival acts unfairly,...


FTC must limit competition authority, Congressional Judiciary leadership urges

October 24, 2013

Senators Chuck Grassley and Mike Lee and Reps. Bob Goodlatte and Spencer Bachus just sent a strongly worded letter to FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez insisting...


Video: FTC Commissioner Ohlhausen on Protecting Consumers in the Digital Age

October 4, 2013

Before her stint as Federal Trade Commissioner, Maureen Ohlhausen oversaw the FTC’s Office of Policy Planning and helped to author the 2007 “FTC at 100”...


The Federal Trade Commission Has Become the Federal Technology Commission: TF in TechDirt

September 26, 2013

Today, the 99th anniversary of the founding of the Federal Trade Commission, TF’s Berin Szoka and Geoffrey Manne wrote in TechDirt about the agency’s dominant...