ICLE Comments on Department of Justice Workshop on Competition in Television and Digital Advertising

The Department should be commended for undertaking this workshop “to explore industry dynamics in media advertising and the implications for antitrust enforcement and policy.... and the competitive dynamics of media advertising in general.” The competitive dynamics of advertising markets—and digital advertising markets, in particular—are complicated and not well-understood.

Toward a Proper Understanding of Consumer Privacy and Its Regulation (FTC Hearings, ICLE Comment 10)

FTC Hearings on Competition & Consumer Protection in the 21st Century. Comments of the International Center for Law & Economics: Toward a Proper Understanding of Consumer Privacy and Its Regulation: Market Realities and the Consumer Welfare Costs of Abandoning Regulatory Restraint. Hearing #12 (Apr. 9-10). Submitted May 31, 2019.

Properly Balancing Consumer Protection and Innovation in Broadband Markets (FTC Hearings, ICLE Comment 9)

FTC Hearings on Competition & Consumer Protection in the 21st Century. Comments of the International Center for Law & Economics: Properly Balancing Consumer Protection and Innovation in Broadband Markets: The Competition Law and Economics of Vertical Restraints in Broadband. Hearing #10 (Mar. 20, 2019). Submitted May 31, 2019.

Understanding Competition in Markets Involving Data or Personal or Commercial Information (FTC Hearings, ICLE Comment 7)

FTC Hearings on Competition & Consumer Protection in the 21 st Century. Comments of the International Center for Law & Economics: Understanding Competition in Markets Involving Data or Personal or Commercial Information. Hearing # 6 (Nov. 6-8, 2018). Submitted January 7, 2019.

The Continued Viability and Flexibility of the Consumer Welfare Standard (FTC Hearings, ICLE Comment 6)

FTC Hearings on Competition & Consumer Protection in the 21st Century. Comments of the International Center for Law & Economics: The Continued Viability and Flexibility of the Consumer Welfare Standard, and the Weakness of Its Alternatives. Hearing # 5 (Nov. 1, 2018). Submitted December 31, 2018.