In Wisconsin, some of the state’s biggest agricultural cooperatives want to weaken farmers’ control over their own cooperatives. Farmers in the state argue that the changes–in the form of amendments to the state agricultural laws–are simply meant to enhance the power of larger-scale cooperatives, and stray from the true intent and purpose of a farmer cooperative.
The Corner Newsletter, November 15, 2019: Open Markets Leads Group Demanding FTC Block Google’s Fitbit Acquisition – Data Breaches and the Problem of Bigness
Date Published: November 15, 2019
Welcome to The Corner. In this issue, we discuss why Google’s “Project Nightingale” is a danger not just because Google might use the information, but because of the security risk. We also wrote a letter to the FTC calling on it to block Google’s blockbuster acquisition of wearable tech company Fitbit. And we share two articles on the need for antitrust law to foster beneficial cooperation.Continue Reading