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From gadfly to bureaucrat: The FTC's new chief technology officer

Edward Felten, one of the most incisive minds of the digital age, has been appointed the chief technologist at the Federal Trade Commission. Scientific American gave the Princeton professor an award in 2003 for his critiques of digital privacy.The squib we ran at the time read:"Corporations intent on monopolizing the digital economy have come to fear Edward Felten, who has fought their claims with technical analysis sharpened by a sense of the ridiculous...

November 4, 2010 — Gary Stix
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