FTC Picks Up Privacy Legal Scholar As New Policy Adviser

Law360, Chicago (May 21, 2012, 7:12 PM EDT) -- The Federal Trade Commission has tapped Paul Ohm, a University of Colorado Law School associate professor specializing in privacy matters, to serve as a senior policy adviser on consumer protection and competition issues in mobile markets and online, the school said Monday.

Ohm focuses his work on computer crime law, intellectual property, information privacy and criminal procedure, with a strong emphasis on how changing technology impacts individual privacy, according to his university biography. He is set to begin his work at the FTC on Aug. 27...
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