Alvaro Bedoya has now been sworn in as a commissioner for the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. This restores a Democratic majority on the Commission and will enable the agency to move forward with the aggressive agenda of Chair Lina Khan. As a result, we can expect to see significant actions by the FTC on privacy
Janis Kestenbaum is a partner in the Privacy & Security practice and Advertising, Marketing & Promotions industry group. Janis represents companies under investigation by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), state attorneys general, congressional committees, and foreign data protection authorities regarding privacy, data security, and consumer protection issues.
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FTC Chair Lina Khan Gives First Public Address Regarding Privacy
Posted in Federal Developments
Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan made her first speech about privacy at the opening of this year’s International Association of Privacy Professionals conference. She noted ways the FTC is using its resources to “rein in” what she called “surveillance-based business models.”