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Biden announces nominees for Republican FTC seats as commission addresses cyber issues

By Charlie Mitchell / July 6, 2023

President Biden has nominated Andrew Ferguson and Melissa Holyoak for Republican seats on the Federal Trade Commission, a five-seat body with a key role on cyber and new technologies that is currently comprised of three Democrats including Chair Lina Khan.

Ferguson has extensive experience in antitrust policy and Holyoak has focused on privacy and consumer protection issues.

The FTC is seen as a key player in unfolding efforts to address governance around the development and uses of artificial intelligence,...

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