Gus Hurwitz and Geoff Manne on the Amazon Case

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The Messenger – ICLE Director of Law & Economics Programs Gus Hurwitz and President Geoffrey Manne were quoted by The Messenger in a story about the antitrust case brought by the Federal Trade Commission and 17 state attorney generals against Amazon. You can read full piece here.

“It’s really about proving harm to sellers, not harm to consumers,” said Justin Hurwitz, Director of Law and Economics Programs at the nonprofit institute, International Center for Law & Economics.

…Nonprofit legal organization International Center for Law & Economics President and Founder Geoffrey A. Manne said that while the suit wasn’t unexpected, but the scope of it is more surprising.

“If successful, the FTC’s suit could profoundly undermine central features of the Amazon retail platform,” Manne said in an email.