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Privacy rules can prop up already dominant companies, FTC's Smith says

By Joshua Sisco
  • 20 Apr 2020 14:54
  • 20 Apr 2020 14:54
The potentially negative impact of privacy and data protection regulations on the ability of start-ups to compete is a "concern" for the US Federal Trade Commission, a senior official said today.

"There are a lot of different ways that privacy rules might entrench incumbents," Andrew Smith, director of the FTC's Bureau of Consumer

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