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Economic Liberties Applauds FTC Announcement to Explore Rules to Rein In Big Tech Commercial Surveillance

August 11, 2022 — The American Economic Liberties Project released a statement today in response to the Federal Trade Commission’s announcement that it is exploring rules to crack down on harmful commercial surveillance and lax data security.

Niagara Officials Must Block $123 Million Amazon Warehouse Deal

August 9, 2022 — Ahead of an August 10th vote in Niagara, New York, that would hand Amazon nearly $123 million in tax incentives in exchange for a warehouse, a coalition of national and New York-based organizations and labor unions — including the American Economic Liberties Project, Amazon Labor Union, Fight Corporate Monopolies, Good Jobs First, and New Yorkers for Fiscal Fairness — are demanding that local officials vote to block the harmful deal.

Amazon is Buying Control of the Smart Home Market, Congress Must Step In

August 5, 2022 — The American Economic Liberties Project released a statement in response to news that Amazon has signed an agreement to acquire smart vacuum manufacturer iRobot for an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $1.7 billion.

DOT Effort to Secure Airline Refunds is an Important Change for Consumers

August 3, 2022 — The American Economic Liberties Project released the following statement in response to news that the Department of Transportation is proposing a rule to aid consumers seeking refunds for canceled or significantly changed flights.

Economic Liberties Proposes “All-In” Rule to Combat Junk Fees in Digital Marketplace

August 2, 2022 — The American Economic Liberties Project submitted a written comment to the Federal Trade Commission in response to a request for information about how the agency should rewrite digital advertising guidelines.