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Government often proves to be biased against large, successful companies that legislators don't understand well but customers love.
Doing so would be blatantly unconstitutional.
The bill would penalize companies for price gouging during times of war, public health emergencies, or natural disasters—which would have encompassed all of the last two years.
The FTC challenged a licensing scheme that it says limited consumer choice and excluded new providers.
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It would essentially be a Fairness Doctrine for the internet.
Both Democrats and Republicans are cheerleading for government action against Facebook, Google, Amazon, and the rest, but Americans should be skeptical.
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"My husband, who is a retired veteran, allowed me to use our savings. My fear of course, they have taken my money and never intended to file the patent."
Facebook, Google, Apple, and others are now facing the sort of regulatory and antitrust animus once leveled at Bill Gates' company.
The California-based retailer could have been hit with a fine of $575,000.
Worried about your genetic privacy? Then don't take the tests.
Responses to top-down federal dictates are hard to predict.
Yes, but only because states have abdicated the responsibility themselves.
Companies are more likely to adapt more quickly to issues.
In the fight for economic freedom, entrepreneurs and consumers get new support against self-serving interests.
Building on a key victory at the Supreme Court in 2015, the FTC plans to target anti-competitive state-level licensing laws.
Is it censorship or a fight against false advertising?
Why is this a federal matter?
Does the Federal Trade Commission have this kind of authority?
Whines about decreasing compliance with their regulations