Tag Archives: Consumers

Bill Would Establish Cybersecurity Inspections, Impose Mandatory Penalties, and Compensate Consumers for Stolen Data

“United States Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Mark Warner (D-Va.) today introduced the Data Breach Prevention and Compensation Act to hold large credit reporting agencies (CRAs) – including Equifax – accountable for data breaches involving consumer data. The bill would … Continue reading

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Will Consumers Pay Higher Prices Due to NY AG Settlement?

Above all "do not harm" should be the mantra of all lawyers, particularly enforcers charged with protecting the public interest. Enforcement over practices of companies offering a sale is an area where there is real potential to raise consumer prices. … Continue reading

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How Can Consumers Reduce the Risk of Foodborne Illness From Cantaloupes?

Cantaloupe has been linked to two multi-state outbreaks of foodborne illness this year one caused by Salmonella, this other by Listeria. Together the outbreaks have killed at least one person and caused dozens of others to become seriously ill. While … Continue reading

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Consumers like to own copies

So says Apple, ending its TV episode rental service. There's clearly interesting empirical work to be done on conceptions of copy ownership and rights in copies, with implications for first sale. We're willing to rent movies, but when we download … Continue reading

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FTC Proposal for Regulating IP Will Harm Consumers

Posted by D. Daniel Sokol Richard A. Epstein (Chicago and NYU), F. Scott Kieff (GW) & Daniel Spulber (Northwestern) argue that the FTC Proposal for Regulating IP Will Harm Consumers. Read more detail on Recent Antitrust Posts –

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