The FTC Knows It When It Sees It

The FTC Knows It When It Sees It

When Congress created the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in 1914, it charged the agency with condemning “unfair methods of competition.” That’s not the language Congress used in . . .

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Federal Trade Commission’s gig-economy crackdown threatens innovation

When President Joe Biden named Lina Khan to chair the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the conventional wisdom predicted a focus on Big Tech. In practice, however, Khan has proven hostile not just to the tech sector, but to innovators generally, including those in the gig economy.

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The End of Reason at the FTC

In a 3-2 July 2021 vote, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) rescinded the nuanced statement it had issued in 2015 concerning the scope of unfair methods of competition under . . .

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FTC Rejects Economics for ‘Fairness’

The current Federal Trade Commission (FTC) appears to have one overarching goal: find more ways to sue companies. The three Democratic commissioners (with the one . . .

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