Deception, Materiality, and the Economics of Consumer Protection Comment of the Global Antitrust Institute, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University

12 Pages Posted: 12 Mar 2019

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Tad Lipsky

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School

Joshua D. Wright

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty

Douglas H. Ginsburg

U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty

John M. Yun

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty

Date Written: March 8, 2019

Abstract

This comment is submitted in response to the United States Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) hearing on Consumer Privacy as part of the Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century. We submit this Comment based upon our extensive experience and expertise in consumer protection, antitrust law, and economics.

Keywords: Federal Trade Commission, Deception, Consumer Privacy, Consumer Protection, Materiality

JEL Classification: K2, K21, L4, L40

Suggested Citation

Lipsky, Tad and Wright, Joshua D. and Ginsburg, Douglas H. and Yun, John M., Deception, Materiality, and the Economics of Consumer Protection Comment of the Global Antitrust Institute, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University (March 8, 2019). George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 19-06. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3350511 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3350511

Tad Lipsky (Contact Author)

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School ( email )

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Joshua D. Wright

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty ( email )

3301 Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22201
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Douglas H. Ginsburg

U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ( email )

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George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty ( email )

3301 Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22201
United States

John M. Yun

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty ( email )

3301 Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22201
United States

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