acts done by a seller to confuse or deceive the public with intent to acquire a larger portion of the market, as by cutting prices below cost, misleading advertising, selling a spurious product under a false identity, etc.
the use of any such methods.
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How to use unfair competition in a sentence
Instead, she said when regulators like the FTC evaluate unfair competition, they should recognize the drastically evolving realities of the tech industry right now — and in the future.Kill Your Algorithm: Listen to episode two of the podcast featuring tales from a more fearsome FTC | Kate Kaye | October 28, 2021 | Digiday
Toptal also alleges interference with contract, unfair competition and misappropriation of trade secrets.Freelancer marketplace Toptal sues Andela and ex-employees, alleging theft of trade secrets | Tage Kene-Okafor | June 11, 2021 | TechCrunch
In March the company was slapped with the fine for unfair competition practices.How China Is Cracking Down on Its Once Untouchable Tech Titans | Charlie Campbell / Shanghai | May 20, 2021 | Time
The company, based in Mountain View, California, has long denied the claims of unfair competition.Justice Department to file landmark antitrust case against Google | Bernhard Warner | October 20, 2020 | Fortune
Industry lobbyists have argued that those laws are necessary to protect companies like Comcast, Charter, and AT&T against unfair competition from local governments.Broadband companies are stifling cities’ high-speed internet efforts | Nicolás Rivero | October 6, 2020 | Quartz
How to prevent us heading for a world of scarce resources, unfair competition, and geopolitical battles?
The Great Depression, his advisors believed, was being caused by "unfair competition".Liberals Shouldn’t Defend FDR’s Attacks on the Court | Megan McArdle | June 28, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The unfair competition, proceeding from the voluntary labor, in mechanical ways, of women well to do.The College, the Market, and the Court | Caroline H. Dall
Were people in general not willing accomplices, there would be no sweating system, no unfair competition.Consumers and Wage-Earners | J. Elliot Ross
The adult journalist in the 'nineties was not to suffer from this unfair competition for a good many years to come.Mr. Punch's History of Modern England Vol. IV of IV. | Charles L. Graves
Their profits have been so reduced by unfair competition that they are not sufficient to pay the cost of doing business.
And then when unfair competition is eliminated, let us see these gentlemen carry their tanks of water on their backs.The New Freedom | Woodrow Wilson