The most good for the greatest number: The Tipline for 8 December 2020

Federal Trade Commission member Christine Wilson said yesterday that she believes antitrust law informed by “continually refined economic analysis” is the “best way to achieve the most good for the greatest number”. Classical utilitarians Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill likely would have been fans of that comment. Also in Tipline, the FTC is granted a temporary restraining order against a real estate advertising deal and Chick-Fil-A reveals its involvement in the Department of Justice’s broiler chicken probe.


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