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Consumer Protection

Are Broadband Providers Putting Consumers’ Privacy at Risk?

Mar 23, 2016 News

Advocacy groups push the FCC to address data sharing among Internet companies.

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Hoverboard Regulations Attempt to Balance Safety and Fun

Mar 9, 2016 News

Philadelphia City Council considers hoverboard restrictions for young users.

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YouTube Faces Complaints Over Junk Food Ads

Jan 21, 2016 Analysis

Consumer advocacy groups call on the FTC to investigate allegedly kid-inappropriate content.

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FCC Takes Aim at Robocalls

Nov 17, 2015 News

Agency announces release of consumer data in latest effort to combat auto-dialed telemarketing calls.

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Capturing Uber Efficiency with Smart Regulation

Nov 12, 2015 Analysis

Scholars offer framework for better regulating sharing economy firms.

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Reasons to Regulate When Benefits Can’t Be Quantified

Jun 10, 2015 Opinion

CPSC considers costs of regulating corded window coverings, benefits to child safety.

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New Chilean Bill on Parking Rates Stirs Debate

May 21, 2015 News

Chilean lawmakers seek to redefine affordable parking as a consumer right.

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CFPB Considers New Payday Loan Requirements

Apr 27, 2015 News

Consumer protection agency takes first steps to reform payday loan market.

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Broadband Competition is the Internet’s “North Star”

Sep 23, 2014 Analysis

FCC Chair emphasizes need for increased consumer choice in the years to come.

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Is Privacy an Antitrust Concern?

Jul 22, 2014 Analysis

Politicians and activists urge synthesis, but the FTC remains skeptical.

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