Antitrust Antitrust

US FTC risks hurting innovation if it regulates app stores like utilities, Phillips warns

By Amy Miller
  • 17 Nov 2021 16:48
  • 17 Nov 2021 16:48
If the US Federal Trade Commission starts writing rules to regulate app stores like utility companies, the agency risks undermining innovation and hurting consumers, FTC Commissioner Noah Phillips said at an online antitrust conference today.

Phillips has made clear that he doesn't believe the FTC has clear-cut rulemaking power and will walk into

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