Act against data-driven bias, advocacy groups tell FTC

A coalition of advocacy groups and lawmakers urged the Federal Trade Commission to hold companies accountable as online harms against people of color and women proliferate.

Neill Averitt

What’s up with that West Virginia v. EPA opinion?

What was going on in the Supreme Court’s opinion in West Virginia v. EPA? Everyone has a sense the new “major questions doctrine” will create problems for the antitrust agencies. But what kinds of problems exactly?

Current Issue: 786

Unprecedented limitations or unchecked power?

A contentious political hearing left many unanswered questions about oversight of the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”).

Poor prognosis: anticompetitive bill?

“I strongly object to the Federal Trade Commission’s interference in our legislative process with its irresponsible, inflammatory and inaccurate attack on Senate Bill 8. The federal government...

A “clear” message to industry

With a mobile forensic laboratory and mobile technology experts now on staff, the Commission has boosted its arsenal to combat violations of consumer privacy on mobile devices.

FTC to Lone Star State: Relax nursing regs

Proposed bills in the Texas state government may increase the availability of health care services to consumers, driving down costs and increasing innovation.

Regulating a cold brew: FTC advice to Massachusetts

To promote competition in the malt beverage industry, FTC staff has encouraged Massachusetts state legislators to reject a proposed law that would increase unnecessary regulations on brewers and...

Parsing words

The FTC has weighed in on the meaning of language in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) of 1991, responding to the Federal Communications Commission’s April 4 call for public comments.




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