New US Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan will speak during the upcoming IAPP Global Privacy Summit in Washington DC, an opportunity privacy leaders hope she takes to clearly articulate her vision for privacy and plans for the agency. The IAPP spoke with members of the privacy community who said the speech is an “opportunity to lay out a strong vision and engagement on privacy for a global audience.”
Meanwhile, US President Joe Biden announced the nomination of Travis LeBlanc as a member of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board. LeBlanc, a partner at Cooley and vice-chair of the cyber, data and privacy practice, served as a member of the board since 2019, with his term ending 29th of January. Prior to his time on the board, the US Department of Commerce and the European Commission appointed LeBlanc to serve as arbitrator under the EU-US Privacy Shield framework.
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