FTC Extends Deadline for Submitting Spyware Comments: The Federal Trade Commission has extended until May 21, 2004, the public comment period for submitting comments, including studies, surveys, research, and empirical data, on the topics that will be addressed at its April 19 Public Workshop, “Monitoring Software on Your PC: Spyware, Adware and Other Software.”
On February 18, 2004, the FTC issued its initial request for public comment and set the deadline at March 19, 2004. The agency is particularly interested in responses to a series of questions that can be found in the Federal Register Notice announcing the Workshop at http://www.ftc.gov/os/2004/02/040217spywareworkshopfrn.pdf. Interested parties may submit written comments to Federal Trade Commission - Office of the Secretary, Room 159-H (Annex B), 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C., 20580. Comments and envelopes should be marked “Spyware Workshop – Comment, P044509.” Interested parties are also encouraged to submit written comments to the following email box: email@example.com.
The Workshop will be held at the FTC’s Conference Center at 601 New Jersey Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C., on April 19, 2004, and will be open to the public. Additional information about the Workshop can be found on the FTC’s website at: http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/workshops/spyware/index.htm.