Biden to nominate liberal privacy advocate to Federal Trade Commission

President Joe Biden will nominate Georgetown University law professor and prominent privacy advocate Alvaro Bedoya to be a commissioner at the Federal Trade Commission, according to two people familiar with the plan.

Bedoya would be the independent agency’s third Democratic commissioner at a time of bipartisan antipathy toward Big Tech companies such as Facebook and Google because of their controversial data gathering practices and treatment of users’ privacy.

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