The Federal Trade Commission will host a series of day-long public roundtable discussions to explore the privacy challenges posed by the vast array of 21st century technology and business practices that collect and use consumer data. Such practices include social networking, cloud computing, online behavioral advertising, mobile marketing, and the collection and use of information by retailers, data brokers, third-party applications, and other diverse businesses. The goal of the roundtables is to determine how best to protect consumer privacy while supporting beneficial uses of the information and technological innovation.
REQUEST TO PARTICIPATE
Individuals and organizations may submit requests to participate as panelists and may recommend topics for inclusion on the agenda. The requests and recommendations should be submitted electronically to email@example.com. Prospective panelists for the third roundtable should submit a statement detailing their expertise on the issues to be addressed and contact information, no later than February 12, 2010. Panelists will be selected based on expertise and the need to include a broad range of views.