FTC Commissioner Alvaro Bedoya reluctant to reopen Meta privacy case

20/06/2023 | Politico

FTC Commissioner Alvaro Bedoya's reluctance to reopen its 2020 privacy order against Meta for privacy violations stemming from the Cambridge Analytica scandal has caused controversy among progressive tech policy advocates. Bedoya has taken a hesitant stance on the matter, expressing procedural concerns about limiting Meta's use of children's data. This has led to backlash from supporters of Chair Lina Khan, who are calling for a blanket ban on the company's ability to profit off the data of users under age 18.

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