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The FTC and the Internet

New York City Lawyers Chapter

Start : Tuesday, January 18, 2011 06:00 PM

End : Tuesday, January 18, 2011 08:00 PM


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Location:
The Cornell Club
6 East 44th Street
New York, NY

Featured Speakers:
Jonathan Baker
Richard A. Epstein
Joshua D. Wright

Description:

Speakers:

  • Prof. Josh Wright, George Mason University School of Law
  • Prof. Richard Epstein, NYU Law
  • Jonathan Baker, Chief Economist, FCC
  • Francis Menton, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP (Moderator)

The Federal Trade Commission is more active than ever in its assertion of authority in the virtual world. The FTC's role is generally understood to include competition analysis, consumer protection, and policy advocacy. How are each of these functions best accomplished by the FTC in the virtual world? Are there special attributes of the internet and e-commerce that require the FTC to modify its traditional regulatory approach? Will the FTC's planned "Do Not Track" policy be an overall good, or a market inhibiter? Our experts will examine these and other questions.

Registration details:

Reception 6:00 P.M.
Program 7:00 P.M.


Refreshments will be served.
The event is free of charge and open to the public.
No reservations are required.
For more information, telephone Mark Schuman at (212) 578-9043 or e-mail mschuman18@yahoo.com.