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Obama Nominates Ohlhausen to FTC

PRIVACY LAW—U.S.

July 21, 2011

President Barack Obama has said he plans to nominate Internet policy expert Maureen Ohlhausen to replace Commissioner William Kovacic at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Ohlhausen is currently a partner in law firm Wilkinson Barker Knauer's privacy, data protection and cybersecurity practice, reports The Washington Post. From 2004 to 2008, she served as a director in the FTC's Office of Policy Planning. Ohlhausen worked on an Internet task force during that time, exploring issues surrounding e-commerce and marketing. (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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