Brian Weiss

USTelecom Statement on Nomination of Alvaro Bedoya to FTC

WASHINGTON, DC – USTelecom | The Broadband Association, a leading association of connectivity providers and innovators, today issued the following statement after President Joe Biden nominated Alvaro Bedoya as a Commissioner to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

Jonathan Spalter, USTelecom President and CEO said:

“USTelecom congratulates Professor Bedoya on his nomination to the Federal Trade Commission, an agency that plays a vital role in our connected economy. Our members look forward to working with him on priorities at the top of the FTC’s consumer protection agenda, specifically advancing a national privacy framework that respects and protects consumers across the entire internet ecosystem. We’re also eager to strengthen our partnership to crack down on illegal robocalls and take back our phones from the scammers and spoofers polluting our communications networks.”


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