Trump's FTC May Scale Back On Data Security Enforcement

Law360, New York (November 10, 2016, 10:25 PM EST) -- While it's anyone's guess whom President-elect Donald Trump will pick to head the Federal Trade Commission and fill two vacant commissioner spots, the new administration's influence is almost certain to make the commission more cautious on data security enforcement while removing much of the competition it has faced recently from other regulators.

In the wake of Trump's stunning victory on Tuesday night, the focus now turns to how he will handle his many duties as president, which include picking candidates to both bring the commission up to full strength and to replace the FTC's current chair, Edith Ramirez, who is a...

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