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Data terrorism – a deadly match

The impact of the Ashley Madison mass cyber leak is reported to have claimed its first suicide victims in the last few days following the first divorce proceeding announcements from suspicious partners across the globe. 566 more words



by Michael Baye, Bert Elwert Professor of Business at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, and former Director of the Bureau of Economics, FTC… 204 more words


Regulators Halt Alleged Energy Drink Pyramid Scheme That Targeted College Students, Other Young Adults

Federal regulators continued their crackdown on supposedly deceptive dietary supplement companies this week by temporarily shutting down an Arizona-based company that allegedly ran a pyramid scheme promising college students they would rake in the big bucks by selling energy drinks. 423 more words

Tim Muris on Joshua Wright

by Timothy J. Muris, University Foundation Professor of Law, George Mason University and former Chairman of the FTC

As the premier Antitrust scholar of his generation, Josh Wright’s appointment to the Federal Trade Commission promised to be noteworthy. 217 more words


Josh Wright and the Limits of Antitrust

Alden Abbott and I recently co-authored an article, forthcoming in the Journal of Competition Law and Economics, in which we examined the degree to which the Supreme Court and the federal enforcement agencies have recognized the inherent limits of antitrust law. 906 more words


An Economist’s Touch: Josh Wright’s FTC Legacy

by Dan Crane, Associate Dean for Faculty and Research and Frederick Paul Furth, Sr. Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School

The FTC was the brain child of Progressive Era technocrats who believed that markets could be made to run more effectively if distinguished experts in industry and economics were just put in charge. 550 more words


Commissioner Joshua Wright: Colleague, Gentleman, Scholar, Public Servant

by Hon. F. Scott Kieff, Commissioner, International Trade Commission (on leave from academic post as Fred C. Stevenson Research Professor at George Washington University School of Law) 140 more words

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