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FTC’s use of Chopra ‘zombie votes’ is bad governance, legality is unclear, Commissioner Phillips says

By Michael Acton
  • 10 Nov 2021 16:46
  • 12 Nov 2021 09:10
The Federal Trade Commission’s use of so-called zombie votes from former Commissioner Rohit Chopra is not a responsible way to run the agency, and there’s an open question over whether a court would uphold such a practice, Republican Commissioner Noah Phillips said today.

In an interview with MLex, Phillips addressed reports that Chopra

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Michael Acton

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Michael is a senior correspondent for MLex in San Francisco, where he moved in 2020 after working in our Brussels bureau. Before joining MLex, he reported on EU politics as the Financial Times’ Nico Colchester Fellow in Brussels. Michael has a degree in International Relations and Politics from the University of Cambridge, and a degree in History and French from University College London and Paris IV Sorbonne.

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