Muris to Detail E-Commerce Workshop Focused on The Costs And Consequences to Consumers of State Regulations and Business Agreements

Consumer Costs Estimated at $15 Billion Annually

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What:

A media availability to discuss a three-day public workshop that will explore the potential anticompetitive effects on e-commerce of certain state regulations, and how certain e-commerce business practices may raise antitrust concerns. The regulations impose costs on consumers that, according to some estimates, may exceed $15 billion annually.

Who:

Timothy J. Muris, Chairman
Ted Cruz, Director, Office of Policy Planning
Federal Trade Commission

When:

Wednesday, July 17, 2002
3:00 p.m.

Where:

Federal Trade Commission - Room 481
600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20580

Reporters unable to attend in person may participate by phone using the following information: 1-800-720-5830 Chairperson: Bruce Jennings; Confirmation #: 13029107.

CALL IN LINES ARE FOR PRESS ONLY

Contact:

Office of Public Affairs
202-326-2180

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