Privacy Advocates Urge FTC Reform, Call for New Legislation

They say regulation must address threats to consumer protection

Sen. Warner has been one of the leading advocates of tech regulation. Getty Images

Consumer advocacy groups have launched a concerted effort calling for a systematic overhaul of U.S. data privacy laws, alleging that the Federal Trade Commission is now unfit for purpose, with leading electing politicians also weighing in on the debate.

@ronan_shields Ronan Shields is a programmatic reporter at Adweek, focusing on ad-tech.