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Real Estate Connect conference a hot bed of controversy

Future-Proof: Navigate Threats, Seize Opportunities at ICNY 2018 | Jan 22-26 at the Marriott Marquis, Times Square, New York

Inman News is bringing together 1,500 real estate industry leaders, government and media executives during its annual Real Estate Connect San Francisco conference July 27-29, to tackle a host of controversial topics, including antitrust, copyright protection of MLS data, title insurance kickbacks and the Internet. Known in real estate for advocating consumer rights, innovation and uncensored debate, Inman News Publisher and Connect Founder Bradley Inman has developed a conference program that promises to shed light on the industry issues everyone's been asking the most questions about. Topping the list is the "Antitrust: What's the Story?" roundtable, featuring high-level officials from the Federal Trade Commission, U.S. Justice Department and consumer advocacy groups. This session was created in the wake of federal antitrust watchdogs turning an eye to the sector that's enjoyed record growth and profits for 10 consecutive years. Never before have so many accusations of anticompeti...