Kelley Drye’s Alysa Hutnik Quoted in IAPP Privacy Advisor Article Discussing the Confirmation of Avaro Bedoya as Fifth FTC Commissioner

Privacy and Information Security chair Alysa Hutnik was quoted in IAPP’s The Privacy Advisor article, US Senate confirms Alvaro Bedoya to FTC as fifth and final commissioner.”

Bedoya, who was nominated to the FTC by President Joe Biden in September, replaces Rohit Chopra on the FTC and will finish the remaining seven years of his term. Chopra left the agency last fall to head up the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Hutnik added, Based on recent commentary to date, we anticipate seeing activity on COPPA privacy rulemaking and a keen focus on children’s privacy, edtech, and digital advertising, algorithmic decision-making, and data sharing practices, particularly in areas that involve sensitive personal information or vulnerable populations.”

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