94Dec 16, 2013
Future of the Federal Trade Commission
Panelists talked about the portion of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Act that deals with unfair or deceptive acts or practices. They also discussed the FTC discretion and how the agency ...
221Jul 8, 2013
Children's Online Privacy
Two panels discussed recent changes to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). New regulations from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) went into effect July 1, 2013. The first ...
192Jun 17, 2013
Congress and Cell Phone Unlocking
FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai gave the keynote address at a forum un cell phone “unlocking,” a prohibited practice that could allow consumers to re-use phones once their service contract ...
564Jan 9, 2013
Facial Recognition Technology and Privacy
A panel of speakers from the public and private sectors talked about facial recognition technology and the privacy issues that arise as this technology becomes widespread.
429Apr 29, 2010
Witnesses testified about children’s online privacy and the adequacy of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) in the midst of new technologies and media. COPPA was ...