Utah federal court, Judge Dee Benson, FTC lawyers, and lawyers for the defendants squared off over issues related to a wrongfully obtained TRO.
The Federal Trade Commission likes to seek temporary restraining orders without notice to the party whose business the FTC is seeking to destroy. (It’s easier if the defendant doesn’t have a chance to tell its story.) The FTC submits a pile of selective material and argues that, because some defendants in some prior cases misbehaved […]
The Federal Trade Commission scored another ‘victory’ in court this week (meaning that the defendant was not given a chance to tell its side of the story to the judge before the court ruled, the FTC’s usual modus operandi). Butterfly Labs, a seller of Bitcoin mining hardware, is accused by the FTC of providing untimely […]