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Lina M. Khan was sworn in as Chair of the Federal Trade Commission on June 15, 2021.
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The FTC’s second “Start With Security” event took place on November 5, 2015, in Austin, Texas, and co-sponsored by the University of Texas Robert S. Strauss Center and the Center for Identity.