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Khan’s FTC leadership faces internal criticism; and conflict-resolution for EU privacy watchdogs
10 June 2022 00:00
Lina Khan’s leadership of the US Federal Trade Commission has come under fire recently, with surveys suggesting the agency’s regulatory force of 1,100 staffers is particularly unhappy. But is the disquiet simply the result of institutional reluctant to embrace new directions? Or is there more to it? MLex reporters have investigated the issue. Also on today’s podcast: The mechanism designed to bring privacy regulators in different EU jurisdictions to the negotiating table when they disagree on privacy enforcement. While the mechanism under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation hasn’t been used much, there are already suggestions the system may be facing challenging times ahead.
09 June 2022 04:00 by Mike SwiftLina Khan isn't backing off her ambition to push the agency to be an active, forward-looking antitrust and privacy enforcer.
02 June 2022 06:00 by Sam ClarkThe increasing use of a mechanism to resolve disputes between EU data-protection regulators may present logistical and resource challenges