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FTC's role in regulating data privacy is hot topic at SXSW tech conference

By Maggie Miller / March 11, 2019

AUSTIN. -- Whether legislation is needed, or desirable, for the Federal Trade Commission to play an expanded role in regulating consumer data privacy was the focus of discussions by lawmakers and policy advocates at the technology and culture conference South by Southwest, with an industry lawyer raising cautions about the restrictions of trying to legislate a constantly evolving issue.

Megan Brown, a partner specializing in cybersecurity and privacy issues at law firm Wiley Rein, said here on Saturday that the...


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