Data To Go: An FTC Workshop on Data Portability begins at 8:30 Eastern Time this morning, Tuesday, September 22, 2020. Hosted by the FTC’s Bureau of Competition and Bureau of Consumer Protection, the virtual event will examine the potential benefits and challenges to consumers and competition of data portability – when people can move data (for example, emails, contacts, calendars, financial or health information, favorites, friends, or social media content) from one service to another or to themselves. Minutes before the 8:30 ET start, the webcast will go live from a link on the Data to Go page. Staff also will be live tweeting today from the FTC’s Twitter page (@FTC), using the hashtag #DataToGoFTC.
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