Among the hotel patrons snarled in the fallout of MGM Resorts’ cyberattack was — unfortunately for the company — one very high-profile figure: Lina Khan, the chair of the US Federal Trade Commission. Bloomberg News: On Tuesday night, she was among the 45 people waiting to check in at the MGM Grand along the Las Vegas strip as staff worked to manually fulfill everyone’s reservation, according to people familiar with the matter. When Khan and her staff got to the front of the line, an employee at the desk asked them to write down their credit card information on a piece of paper.

As the leader of the federal agency that, among other things, ensures companies protect consumer data wrote down her details, Khan asked the worker: How exactly was MGM managing the data security around this situation? The desk agent shrugged and said he didn’t know, according to a

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