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Statement On The Nomination Of Joseph J. Simons To Be Federal Trade Commission Chairman

Washington, DC – Internet Association President & CEO Michael Beckerman issued the following statement on the nomination of Joseph J. Simons to be Federal Trade Commission Chairman:

“Joseph Simons has a strong track record as a fair enforcer of the law at the FTC and as a thought leader. Simons understands that the FTC’s core mission is protecting consumer welfare, especially where there’s clear evidence of harm. The internet industry urges the Senate to quickly confirm Mr. Simons as FTC Chairman. Internet Association thanks Acting Chairman Ohlhausen for her leadership and her service as both commissioner and chairman.”