All Posts by Abigail Slater

The Costs and Benefits of Data Brokers

Jun 19, 2014 Opinion

Data brokers’ use of big data leads to questions about how best to protect consumers.

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House Bill Would Limit FDA Oversight of Health Apps

Nov 18, 2013 Analysis

Supporters of legislation argue FDA will not cabin its regulatory power on its own.

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The Tennis Channel v. Comcast: Game Over?

Jul 8, 2013 Opinion

New opinion highlights debate over the role of antitrust law in FCC disputes.

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Patent Trolls: No Fairytale Ending in Sight?

Mar 25, 2013 Analysis

Debate rages on as Congress considers legislation to solve this problem.

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Smartphone Patent Wars: The Role for Import Bans

Jul 31, 2012 Analysis

Congress holds hearings on the role of import bans in licensing of standard essential patents.

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The Apple E-Books Litigation: A Page-Turner

May 3, 2012 Analysis

Allegations in complaints befit a conspiracy novel - one that Apple argues is completely fictional.

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FCC Reform Bill Wins Key Committee Vote

Mar 21, 2012 News

Party-line vote moves forward bill that would change FCC processes.

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A Pill Everyone Can Swallow

Feb 20, 2012 Opinion

The FDA's proposal to modernize generic drug approvals meets with broad support.

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FCC Staff Report Finds AT&T/T-Mobile Merger Contrary to Public Interest

Dec 6, 2011 News

AT&T calls report "obviously one-sided" and questions whether its authors were "predisposed."

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Senate Fails to Overturn the FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules

Nov 16, 2011 News

New "open Internet" regulations survive congressional challenge.

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