The Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday urged a federal appeals court not to exempt lawyers from generally applicable business regulations again.

In 2005, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled that the FTC could not force lawyers to comply with new rules about privacy notifications. But the agency said on Wednesday that decision should not restrict the court as it takes up another set of regulations that could bind lawyers.

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