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Republican FTC nominees have history of Big Tech scrutiny

Posted on AllSides September 20th, 2023
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The Senate is set to begin consideration of two Republican nominees for the Federal Trade Commission, a pair of legal experts with a history of Big Tech skepticism.

FTC nominees Melissa Holyoak and Andrew Ferguson will appear before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on Wednesday, and they will be questioned about their history and plans for the FTC. The two nominees are replacing the agency's past Republican commissioners, Christine Wilson and Noah Phillips, who both stepped down last year. Their confirmation would ensure partisan balance on the five-member commission, but...

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