Daniel J. Solove

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Daniel J. Solove is the John Marshall Harlan Research Professor of Law at George Washington University Law School. He was written extensively about the FTC and privacy and has founded a privacy and security training company called TeachPrivacy.

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The FTC Can Rise to the Privacy Challenge, but Not Without Help From Congress

Editor's note: This piece originally appeared on TechTank.

Facebook’s recent settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has reignited debate over whether the agency is up to the task of protecting privacy. Many people, including some skeptics of the FTC’s ability to rein in Silicon Valley, lauded the settlement, or at least parts of it.