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Two mobile privacy reports hit the street

The Who shared an unwitting glimpse of the future when they recorded “Going Mobile” four decades ago:


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PEOPLE

Former FTC Commissioner J. Thomas Rosch

FTC:WATCH Special Report: UBS trial, Part IX: The defense steps up

Many financial institutions were on the take, stealing money from U.S. taxpayers, according to an FTC:WATCH analysis of testimony in the month-long trial of three key municipal desk employees at...

CALENDAR

Feb. 22, 2013—Commissioner Julie Brill will deliver the keynote address at the Donald E. Biederman Entertainment & Media Law Institute Privacy Conference. She will speak at 2 p.m. at Southwestern...

Guest Commentary: Chris Sagers on the inaugural address

I was trying to fix a fireplace mantle, of all things, and was hardly paying attention on that sunny, brisk January day in Cleveland as my six-year-old watched the President’s second inauguration...

Brill: New factors being weighed in high-tech mergers

In remarks delivered at a symposium on January 28, FTC Commissioner Julie Brill suggested a new way of looking at the issues involved in mergers between makers of high-technology products. The...

In amicus brief, FTC and DOJ support antitrust private right of action

The FTC recently joined the Justice Department in arguing that an arbitration agreement cannot be used to stop a group of merchants from bringing an antitrust lawsuit. In an amicus brief filed with...

MERGER UPDATE

An FTC:WATCH top 5: The contenders for the FTC chairmanship

State AGs rattling swords on privacy

Ohlhausen: Data-breach regulation may be on the horizon

FTC report on credit reporting draws media attention

More consumer protection action on the way at the FTC