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Edith Ramirez

FTC Chief Downplays How Many Students DeVry Allegedly Defrauded

The Huffington Post | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 02.03.2016 | Business

One of the nation’s most senior regulators charged with protecting consumers publicly downplayed the alleged harm committed by a giant for-profit co...

FTC Warns Vets That For-Profit Colleges 'Lie About How Well Their Graduates Fare'

David Halperin | Posted 12.31.2013 | Business
David Halperin

The Federal Trade Commission may be ready to get tough with America's for-profit colleges. That makes sense. The business model of many for-profit colleges is built on deception -- if students actually had all the relevant information, they wouldn't enroll.

Call on the FTC to Fix the Patent Litigation Mess and Patent Privateering

David Balto | Posted 08.28.2013 | Technology
David Balto

Patent privateering changes the dimensions and threat of patent litigation. In the patent ecosystem, firms may be reluctant to sue or may reach efficient accommodations with other firms that possess IP because of the threat of countersuit -- which could lead to mutually assured destruction.

Obama Expected To Name New Head Of FTC

Reuters | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Feb 28 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama intends to name Edith Ramirez the chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission, a White House of...