Less Is More In Web Regulation, FTC Commissioner Says

Law360, New York (October 30, 2012, 3:06 PM EDT) -- Federal Trade Commissioner Maureen K. Ohlhausen on Friday pushed regulators to take a flexible and light touch approach to policing competition and consumer protection concerns on the Internet, arguing that the creation of new enforcement tools would stifle innovation and growth.

In contributing to the “highly charged, decade-old debate about whether and how best to regulate the Internet,” the newest FTC commissioner, who joined the agency in April, said during remarks at the MaCCI Law and Economics Conference on the Future of the Internet that “cautious...
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