Michael Best Partner Adrienne Ehrhardt was quoted in Law360’s article, “What The New FTC Means For ‘Open Internet’ Enforcement” on February 5, 2018.
“In the wake of the Federal Communications Commission's contentious vote to overturn Obama-era net neutrality rules and to hand enforcement against online abuses largely to the Federal Trade Commission, the FTC is itself being remade with a slate of new nominees.
If confirmed, President Donald Trump’s picks to serve on the FTC will likely take a more relaxed approach to online abuses than the FCC did, but the enforcement agency will still have a mandate to protect consumers, experts say.
Here are three things you need to know about the FTC's role in cracking down on potentially harmful online behaviors and how that role may change.”
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