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Under Trump, AT&T-Time Warner Merger Hangs in the Balance

Jan 11, 2017 News

Despite optimism about the future for the $85.4 billion deal, a new report claims Trump remains opposed to the merger.

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Congress Take Aim at Gag Clauses in Form Contracts

Dec 6, 2016 News

Bill would crack down on clauses that ban consumers from writing negative online reviews.

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$85 Billion AT&T Deal Takes Center Stage as Election Nears

Nov 3, 2016 News

Recently proposed mega-merger falls in the crosshairs of presidential race.

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The FTC Will Not Leave Companies to Their Own Devices

Aug 9, 2016 News

The FTC recently issued regulatory recommendations for the growing platform of devices in the Internet of Things.

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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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