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The “Buy Now” Lie

Aaron Perzanowski and Jason Schultz

in The End of Ownership: Personal Property in the Digital Economy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262035019
eISBN:
9780262335959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035019.003.0005
Subject:
Information Science, Library Science

This chapter probes the reasons for consumers’ eagerness to embrace the digital marketplace despite the sacrifice of their ownership rights. It argues that the preference for digital goods is at ... More


The Regulatory Revolution at the FTC: A Thirty-Year Perspective on Competition and Consumer Protection

James C. Cooper (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199989287
eISBN:
9780199346325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989287.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

In the 1970s, the Federal Trade Commission had embarked on an activist consumer protection and antitrust agenda which resulted in severe public and congressional backlash, including calls to abolish ... More


The Federal Trade Commission Wars: The Final Federal Battle, 1920–1929

Linda Civitello

in Baking Powder Wars: The Cutthroat Food Fight that Revolutionized Cooking

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780252041082
eISBN:
9780252099632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252041082.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Baking powder companies repeatedly attempted to use federal agencies to limit competition. Calumet’s complaint against Royal to the FTC was inconclusive because both sides presented compelling ... More


Consumer Protection

Thomas O. McGarity

in Freedom to Harm: The Lasting Legacy of the Laissez Faire Revival

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300141245
eISBN:
9780300195217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300141245.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter discusses the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), which is responsible for protecting consumers from dangerous consumer products ranging from children's toys to all-terrain ... More


Causes and Implications of the Regulatory Revolution at the FTC

James C. Miller

in The Regulatory Revolution at the FTC: A Thirty-Year Perspective on Competition and Consumer Protection

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199989287
eISBN:
9780199346325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989287.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter describes the environment that precipitated the Regulatory Revolution at the FTC and highlights the forces that catalyzed this paradigmatic shift in the FTC's focus and enforcement. It ... More


Panel Discussion: Politics and Policy in 1981

John H. Carley, Sidney M. Milkis, Timothy J. Muris, and Bruce Yandle

in The Regulatory Revolution at the FTC: A Thirty-Year Perspective on Competition and Consumer Protection

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199989287
eISBN:
9780199346325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989287.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter presents a discussion between former FTC staffers and Commissioners (John H. Carley, Sidney M. Milkis, Timothy J. Muris, and Bruce Yandle). The panelists delve into the details of the ... More


The Federal Trade Commission and the Assignment of Regulatory Tasks 1

William E. Kovacic

in The Regulatory Revolution at the FTC: A Thirty-Year Perspective on Competition and Consumer Protection

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199989287
eISBN:
9780199346325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989287.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter discusses the future of the Commission's jurisdiction over both antitrust and consumer protection laws. It draws out several key issues, including the appropriate structure and status of ... More


Do Expert Agencies Outperform Generalist Judges?: Some Preliminary Evidence from the Federal Trade Commission 2

Joshua D. Wright and Angela Diveley

in The Regulatory Revolution at the FTC: A Thirty-Year Perspective on Competition and Consumer Protection

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199989287
eISBN:
9780199346325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989287.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter focuses on a narrow, but important, aspect of FTC activity: agency decision making in administrative litigation. It conducts a comparative analysis of Commission and Article III judicial ... More


Paradigm Shopping 1: Section 5, the FTC, and the Courts

A. Douglas Melamed

in The Regulatory Revolution at the FTC: A Thirty-Year Perspective on Competition and Consumer Protection

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199989287
eISBN:
9780199346325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989287.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter critiques and reinterprets the conclusions of the analysis in Chapter 5. It argues that the litigation data analyzed cannot conclusively disprove the argument that the FTC is better than ... More


Consumer Protection and James Miller at the Federal Trade Commission 1

Fred S. McChesney

in The Regulatory Revolution at the FTC: A Thirty-Year Perspective on Competition and Consumer Protection

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199989287
eISBN:
9780199346325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199989287.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Competition Law

This chapter focuses on consumer protection at the FTC during the 1980s. It was in this area that James C. Miller III, appointed by Reagan, achieved the most important and longest-lasting changes at ... More


Public Utility Holding Companies: Indictment and “Death Sentence”

John L. Neufeld

in Selling Power: Economics, Policy, and Electric Utilities Before 1940

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226399638
eISBN:
9780226399775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226399775.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter analyzes the FTC’s findings. The FTC investigation included whether holding companies were victimizing outside investors or utility customers, the structure and extent of control of ... More


Investigations, Privacy and Data Security Issues

Andrew Boutros

in From Baksheesh to Bribery: Understanding the Global Fight Against Corruption and Graft

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190232399
eISBN:
9780190232412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190232399.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Company and Commercial Law

When conducting internal investigations, it is critical to understand and consider various U.S. and international privacy and data protection laws. Some of the key laws investigators must consider ... More


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