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?

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Closing bell for NYSE?

Robert Bork’s work will have lasting impact on antitrust law

The news that Robert Bork, 85, died on December 19 provoked yet another examination of the impact that he had not only as a jurist, scholar and public servant but also as a rejected Supreme Court...

Guest commentary: Bob Lande on Robert Bork’s controversial legacy

Judge Robert Bork was undeniably one of the towering figures in antitrust history. His contributions to the field were revolutionary. He advanced the field positively in many respects, articulating...

FTC drilling down on on-line data collection

The FTC is signaling its keen interest in data collection, and devoted a workshop to explore the subject on December 6.

FTC:WATCH Special Report: UBS trial, part V: “Hundreds” of corrupt deals

Taking money from U.S. taxpayers was standard operating procedure, hardly worth trying to hide, at major investment banks, including Swiss-owned bank UBS, according to an FTC:WATCH analysis of...

ATTORNEYS GENERAL UPDATE: AGs busy on consumer protection in 2012

The nation’s attorneys general reported a full menu of consumer abuses remedied in 2012 in a year-end review of their activities compiled by the National Association of Attorneys General.


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