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Trump’s pick for top consumer watchdog represented Microsoft and MasterCard

Source: Brian Fung, Washington Post (Paid Registration)

The White House said last week that President Trump intends to nominate Joseph Simons, a longtime expert in competition law, to head the Federal Trade Commission, America's top privacy and consumer protection agency.

The announcement ends months of speculation over who might lead the FTC and its efforts to regulate perceived monopolies and unfair business practices, at a time when many policymakers have raised questions about the growing consolidation of industries, including retail and media.

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