Brian Weiss

USTelecom Statement on Nomination of Lina Khan 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 Lina Khan as a Commissioner to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

Jonathan Spalter, USTelecom President and CEO said:  

“USTelecom and our members congratulate Professor Khan on her nomination to the Federal Trade Commission. The FTC plays a critical role in today’s dynamic digital economy, and we’re looking forward to working with her to advance two key priorities. First, achieving a national privacy framework that respects and protects consumers across the entire internet ecosystem. Second, bolstering our ongoing partnership to crack down on the robocall scammers and criminals polluting our shared communications networks.”


USTelecom is the national trade association representing technology providers, innovators, suppliers, and manufacturers committed to connecting the world through the power of broadband.