DigiDay Article on New FTC Bureau Features Kelley Drye’s Jessica Rich
September 15, 2021
Jessica Rich was quoted in a DigiDay article discussing the potential of the FTC creating a new bureau dedicated to protecting privacy in today’s data economy.

“The FTC needs to create a new bureau,” said Jessica Rich, the former head of the FTC’s Consumer Protection Bureau, in a July interview with Digiday. “This bureau would address not just privacy, but broader data protection concerns like anti-competitive data practices and the use of data for fraud, racial profiling and discrimination,” she said. Rich, now part of the privacy and advertising group at law firm Kelley Drye and Warren, spent 26 years at the FTC and directed the agency’s Consumer Protection Bureau starting in 2013. The bureau that Rep. Schakowsky has proposed appears to be along the lines of what Rich recommends.

Read the full article here.