Topic: Joshua Wright

Apple Caves to FTC for $32.5 Million Previous class action settlement doesn't satisfy commission

The Federal Trade Commission apparently didn't think a $100 million class action settlement against Apple for unauthorized in-app charges made by children went far enough. Today, Apple entered into a…

January 15, 2014, 1:52 PM EST

Analyst: FTC Condition on Nielsen-Arbitron Hardly Matters Commission’s quibble benefits ESPN but puts no restrictions on ratings giant

Commissioner Joshua Wright blasted the Federal Trade Commission in his dissent for over-reaching in the condition it imposed on Nielsen’s purchase of Arbitron, but the ultimate impact of the condition…

September 24, 2013, 6:25 PM EDT

Senate Confirms FCC, FTC Nominations One of many last-minute actions

The fiscal cliff wasn't the only piece of business that went down to the wire in the Senate. On New Year's Day, the upper chamber confirmed Joshua Wright (R) to…

January 2, 2013, 10:10 AM EST

FTC Nominee Grilled by Senate Panel Wright said he'd recuse himself from Google case

If the Senate clears his nomination for the Federal Trade Commission, Joshua Wright will sit out the agency's investigation into Google. In response to some tough questioning Tuesday from several Senate…

December 4, 2012, 7:26 PM EST

Obama Set to Nominate New FTC Commissioner Joshua Wright will be one of two from the GOP

President Obama intends to nominate Joshua Wright to serve as a commissioner at the Federal Trade Commission. Wright is currently a professor of law at George Mason University School of…

September 11, 2012, 10:13 AM EDT