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Online threats capture Congress’s attention

“You shouldn’t have to cross your fingers and whisper a prayer when you type in a credit card number on your computer and hit ‘enter.’ E-commerce is a vital and growing part of our economy. We should take steps to embrace and protect it – and that starts with robust cyber security.”


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State acts, dental clinic drops suit

The Alabama Dental Association will no longer have to worry about an antitrust lawsuit from the Sarrell Dental Center, a non-profit dental provider in Alabama.

Unhealthy competition?

If enacted, a proposed Connecticut health care law would raise costs and reduce innovation for consumers, the Directors of the FTC’s Bureaus of Policy Planning, Economics, and Competition have...

Facial recognition tagged: Investigation on the horizon?

“Facebook’s actions injure users throughout the United States by invading their privacy; allowing for disclosure and use of information in ways and for purposes other than those consented to or...

Lebowitz urges “Do Not Track”

In a June 6 op-ed published by Bloomberg, FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz encouraged “innovators of the Internet to use their brain power to develop a ‘Do Not Track’ system that protects every...

Nasal suits clear hurdle: Summary judgment denied

Did the makers of Flonase spray deliberately delay entry of generic competitors to the U.S. market between 2004 and 2006?

Diaper suit secure

A federal judge has denied a motion to dismiss, finding that a store-brand diaper maker has “alleged sufficient facts” to support its antitrust counterclaims against a competitor in the U.S. baby...

Faux immigration help: Under the microscope

Online ad advice: Input sought

Football cartel?

Canadian antitrust

BASF SE and INEOS Industries transaction approved

European antitrust

European antitrust: unannounced raids of the automotive occupant safety systems industry

Keeping consumers out of the dark

$13.1 million shipped to U.S.

School computer fraud

Sentence in E-Rate fraud

Competition in the drug market: Safe again?

Order final: Divestiture on the clock

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