• A lawyer who represented Facebook in data breach matters will lead the FTC's consumer protection unit

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    A lawyer who has represented dozens of companies being investigated by the Federal Trade Commission has been confirmed to lead the commission's consumer protection unit.
    Andrew Smith has an unusual resume for the job, recently representing Facebook, Equifax, and Uber in the FTC's investigations into the companies' data breaches.
    Democrats voiced strong opposition to Smith, calling his selection "corruption, plain and simple."
    A lawyer who has represented dozens of companies currently being investigated by the Federal Trade Commission has been confirmed to lead the commission's consumer...
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