January 27, 2023
U.S. Chamber of Commerce takes aim at FTC ‘commercial surveillance’ proposal, says agency exceeds authority
The FTC is violating the Constitution and exceeding its authority with a data privacy proposal on “commercial surveillance,” the U.S. Chamber of Commerce charges, and should halt the rulemaking until Congress “clearly authorize[s] a comprehensive data and algorithms trade rule.”
“The Federal Trade Commission’s comprehensive data privacy rulemaking is another action from an agency gone rogue,” the Chamber’s Jordan Crenshaw said in a statement last week.
“The FTC has signaled that it intends to act as its own legislature...