Sam Bowman on Reviving the FTC’s Suit Against Facebook

Bloomberg Law – ICLE Director of Competition Policy Sam Bowman was quoted by Bloomberg Law in a story about how the Federal Trade Commission may try to revive its dismissed antitrust lawsuit against Facebook. You can read the full piece here.

The variety of metrics makes the FTC’s task challenging, said Sam Bowman, director of competition policy at the International Center for Law and Economics, a competition policy group that has criticized the FTC’s Facebook case.

“Is it user time that we’re looking at? Is it collection of user data that we’re looking at? Is it the amount of ads you’re showing, is it the amount of time users spend looking at ads? It’s really some combination of things that is your ‘payment,’” Bowman said.