President Joe Biden nominated privacy advocate Alvaro Bedoya on Monday for a seat on the Federal Trade Commission.
Bedoya would be the third Democrat on the five-person commission, which oversees privacy, data security and some antitrust enforcement.
“Alvaro’s expertise on surveillance and data security and his longstanding commitment to public service would be enormously valuable to the commission as we work to meet this moment of tremendous need and opportunity,” FTC Chairwoman Lina Khan said. “I wish him the very best in his confirmation process.”
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