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Navigating the Terrain of Antitrust Oversight and State Regulation

Dec 14, 2015 Opinion

FTC guidance on “active supervision” of state regulatory boards fuels concerns about intrusions on state sovereignty.

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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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Is There Hope for Expertise in Antitrust Law?

Oct 13, 2014 PPR News

Sitting FTC Commissioner speaks at Penn Law on the limits of judicial and agency expertise.

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When a State Agency is Not a State Actor

Sep 25, 2014 Opinion

The U.S. Supreme Court will decide when a state agency is immune from federal antitrust law.

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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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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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FTC Chair Edith Ramirez Outlines Agenda on “Big Data”

Jun 11, 2014 News

Commission head urges efforts to protect privacy, increase transparency, and enhance consumer choice.

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Supreme Court to Hear FTC Challenge to Licensing Board

Apr 9, 2014 Analysis

Dispute over teeth-whitening regulations may expand federal antitrust authority over states.

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FCC, FTC Merger Necessary to Modernize Communications Regulation, Comment Suggests

Mar 5, 2014 Analysis

FCC’s largely duplicative functions should be redeployed to other agencies, says think tank.

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FCC Rules on Robocalls Go Into Effect

Oct 30, 2013 News

New regulations to protect consumers from telemarketers’ automatic calls.

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