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New domain-name controversy flares up

The Federal Trade Commission has sent a stern, unanimous letter to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), issuing a warning about the non-profit group’s new plan to roll out what the agency called a “dramatic expansion” of new internet domain names.


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NYSE-Deutsche deal clears Justice hurdle

The Department of Justice’s antitrust division will require a Deutsche Boerse subsidiary to sell its stake in a smaller U.S. exchange operator and agree to other restrictions as a condition for...

The future is looking us in the face

If computers can begin to recognize you on the street, and to spot pictures of you on the Internet, will there be problematic social implications?

Food fight over IWG cost-benefit analysis

A controversial proposal designed to limit the marketing of food to children has hit another roadblock in its troubled path to implementation.

Spending bill cuts FTC budget, removes building protection

The spending bill signed into law Dec. 17 by President Obama authorizes $311.563 million in funding for the FTC in FY 2012. This is $14.437 million below the FTC’s budget request. The figures are...

Maine dental board shows some teeth

In a snub to the Federal Trade Commission and its own governor, the Maine Board of Dental Examiners voted to restrict the practices of Independent Practice Dental Hygienists (IDPHs) in a pilot...

Lundbeck executives testify

An eight-day bench hearing held in Minneapolis, Minn., in December 2009, could have far-reaching legal implications for antitrust law, particularly regarding future pharmaceutical cases. It could...

CFPB gets an earful

Whistleblower alert

ScanScout settlement

Fuel economy devices

AT&T

Exelon, Constellation

Municipal bond-rigging

Auto parts price-fixing

PEOPLE

FTC Briefs

DOJ Briefs