Category Archives: FTC

Supreme Court Guts FTC’s Enforcement Powers and Clout

Last Thursday morning, Eastern Daylight Time, the world of the FTC shook like never before.  At that time, the Supreme Court of the United States, in a unanimous but unsurprising decision with seismic consequences for the potency of the FTC’s enforcement … Continue reading

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To Be or Not To Be an Autodialer? The Supreme Court Gives the Answer

In “To Be or Not To Be an Autodialer” (October 2018), I discussed the technical, yet raging, legal controversy in the telemarketing world over the meaning of an “autodialer” under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), the federal law governing … Continue reading

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Supreme Court to FTC: We Doubt Your Monetary Authority

The moment of truth for the survival of the Federal Trade Commission’s most powerful and effective enforcement weapon – the ability to separate alleged FTC violators from their money – is now here.   On January 13, 2021, following two years … Continue reading

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