Statement on the Deal Reached between Connecticut’s Attorney General and Google Regarding Consumer Privacy Violation Claims
ACI was very pleased to see that Google will be held accountable for its alleged violations of consumers’ privacy that have resulted from their collection of data from Street View. As all consumers become increasingly concerned about privacy issues on the Internet, the extent and multitude of reported instances involving Google may suggest systematic problems [...]
ACI is cited In the Heritage Foundation’s Out of the Storm News: “Steve Pociask, President of the American Consumer Institute Center for Citizen Research, echoed Atwater’s remarks, noting that while markets can fail, so too can government policies – and in Florida, they have. He encouraged state policymakers to enable greater free market competition in [...]
Steve Pociask sent the following letter to Members of Congress urging oversight of Google’s proposed acquisition of ITA.
BLOG — DOJ Mulls Legal Challenge to Google’s Plan to Capture Travel Software Co., Report Says
The Bloomberg article “Google’s Purchase of ITA Software May Be Challenged by U.S. Antitrust Suit” (January 14, 2011) quotes ACI’s president, Steve Pociask, on the DOJ’s investigation of Google. To read the entire Bloomberg artlcle, click here.
Washington, DC, January 13, 2011 –– In response to news reports that the Department of Justice may take action against Google’s acquisition of ITA software, Steve Pociask, President of the American Consumer Institute, made the following statement: “We are encouraged by the reports that the Justice Department may seek to block Google from acquiring ITA [...]
Randy May has written an excellent blog on famed economist Alfred Kahn, who passed away last week. Kahn, a democrat, was instrumental in deregulation policy that has lead to tens of billions of dollars of annual economic benefits to consumers. Here is Randy’s blog.
ACI’s study on retail electronic goods is mentioned in this article by the examiner. The article discusses how New York City residents do a significant amount of shopping outside of the city, in part because some big-box stores are not allowed to set up shop in the city. The article points out that this results in lost taxes [...]
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