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Do Not Track: too early or good to go?

Commissioners continue to disagree about the merits of a Do Not Track mechanism, a recommendation in the agency’s draft privacy report that could alter online advertising, convenient services, and free content available to consumers.


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Virtual game monopoly?

Online gamers apparently need items such as weapons, animals, hot dogs for energy and/or tractors to compete in virtual online game worlds. Participating in this billion dollar business, consumers...

Timely inspection

FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz and Commissioner William Kovacic hailed the Commission’s regulatory review efforts at a hearing before the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations on July 7.

Clothing labels under review

Dry clean or machine wash? Another comment cycle for the FTC’s Care Labeling Rule.

All aboard: support S. 49

Seeking endorsement for his proposed antitrust freight rail bill, Senator Herb Kohl (D., Wisc.) sent a letter to two key administration officials.

Football monopoly?

BCS Director Bill Hancock and two lawyers met with the Justice Department on June 30 to discuss the Bowl Championship Series, according to the Associated Press.

Opening for business

As questions about government regulation and its effect on the U.S. economy abound, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) has announced its plan to impose new government intervention on...

Brazen defiance?

Striking grocer deal: exemption decision

Contact battle

Closed case: fruit ads

Sage FTC advice

Canadian antitrust

European antitrust

European antitrust

European antitrust

Pushing papers

Google reconsiders

A courtroom in Paris

Plea cemented

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