FTC: Tread Lightly Online

Hearn, Ted
July 2007
Multichannel News;7/9/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 27, p18
The article reports on the issuance of a staff report by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) calling for caution relative to Internet regulation in the U.S. Cable operators and other broadband-access providers in the country contended that government intervention was unjustified because competitive forces were working to produce many consumers benefits. Deborah Platt Majoras, FTC chairman, stated that policymakers should be hesitant to enact new regulation to avoid significant market failure.


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