September 18, 2020 - The American Economic Liberties Project submitted a comment to the Federal Communications Commission, arguing that policymakers should revise Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act to make the legal framework underpinning the internet consistent with longstanding American democratic principles of dispersed power, openness, and clear liability rules for product harm.
September 14, 2020– The American Economic Liberties Project released the following statement in response to a hearing by New York State Senate’s Standing Committee on Consumer Protection’s about necessary updates to New York’s antitrust laws.
September 3, 2020— The American Economic Liberties Project released the following statement in response to the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) approval of Intercontinental Exchange Inc’s (ICE) $11 billion acquisition of Ellie Mae, a technology platform for the mortgage finance industry.
Economic Liberties’ New Paper Highlights Facebook & Google’s Damaging Effects on Local Communities and Outlines Solutions
August 31, 2020—Economic Liberties released “Close to Home: How the Power of Facebook and Google Effects Local Communities", an analysis of the ways Facebook and Google have harmed local businesses and destroyed local journalism, exposes the political strategies they use to extract subsidies from local communities, and details solutions
August 27, 2020–The Protect Our Restaurants campaign issued a statement in support of the legislation and urged local policymakers across the country to enact similar measures to protect their communities from the predatory and anti-competitive practices of delivery apps.