Why Verizon-Yahoo Deal Is Raising Privacy Concerns

11 August 2016 Publication


Partner Randy D. Gordon, chair of the Firm’s antitrust and trade regulation practice, authored an article for Law360 regarding the privacy concerns associated with Verizon’s acquisition of Yahoo.

“Even though the Verizon acquisition of Yahoo isn’t anti-competitive, it still may draw regulatory scrutiny,” said Mr. Gordon. “…At a minimum, then, regulators like the Federal Communications Commission will be called upon to look closely at the information that Verizon has at its disposal after it absorbs Yahoo and, more important, how it intends to use it.”

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