FTC's Wright Vows To Focus On Proof In Antitrust Cases

Law360, New York (February 27, 2013, 8:11 PM EST) -- The Federal Trade Commission's newest member, Joshua Wright, on Saturday praised the agency's decision to close its search bias probe of Google Inc. without bringing a case and vowed to push the watchdog to bring that same evidence-based approach to enforcement going forward.

Wright warned that antitrust agencies should steer clear of "novel and untested" theories in favor of a "scientific approach" to antitrust analysis, citing the FTC's 2009 consent agreement with Intel Corp. as an example of the agency failing to look at the real...
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