FTC Hearing #7: The Current Landscape of Competition and Privacy Law and Policy (Audio)

The audio files below are from the seventh session of the FTC Hearings Initiative, which was held Howard University School of Law in Washington, D.C., on November 13-14, 2018. For full agenda and other details, see the event webpage.


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Session Audio Files

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Understanding Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, and Predictive Analytics Through Real World Applications

This is an audio recording of the Understanding Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, and Predictive Analytics Through Real World Applications panel discussion at the seventh Hearing on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century held at Howard University School of Law in Washington, D.C., on November 13-14, 2018. The theme of the hearing was "The Competition and Consumer Protection Issues of Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, and Predictive Analytics."

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Consumer Protection Implications of Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, and Predictive Analytics

This is an audio recording of the Consumer Protection Implications of Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, and Predictive Analytics panel discussion at the seventh Hearing on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century held at Howard University School of Law in Washington, D.C., on November 13-14, 2018. The theme of the hearing was "The Competition and Consumer Protection Issues of Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, and Predictive Analytics."

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Introduction to Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, and Predictive Analytics

This is an audio recording of the Introduction to Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, and Predictive Analytics presentation at the seventh Hearing on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century held at Howard University School of Law in Washington, D.C., on November 13-14, 2018. The theme of the hearing was "The Competition and Consumer Protection Issues of Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, and Predictive Analytics."

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Opening Address by Michael Kearns, University of Pennsylvania

This is an audio recording of the Opening Address by Michael Kearns, from University of Pennsylvania, at the seventh Hearing on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century held at Howard University School of Law in Washington, D.C., on November 13-14, 2018. The theme of the hearing was "The Competition and Consumer Protection Issues of Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, and Predictive Analytics."

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Perspectives on Ethics and Common Principles in Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, and Predictive Analytics

This is an audio recording of the Perspectives on Ethics and Common Principles in Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, and Predictive Analytics panel discussion at the seventh Hearing on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century held at Howard University School of Law in Washington, D.C., on November 13-14, 2018. The theme of the hearing was "The Competition and Consumer Protection Issues of Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, and Predictive Analytics."

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Wrapping Up and Looking Ahead: Roundtable Discussion of Key Legal and Regulatory Questions in the Field

This is an audio recording of the Wrapping Up and Looking Ahead: Roundtable Discussion of Key Legal and Regulatory Questions in the Field at the seventh Hearing on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century held at Howard University School of Law in Washington, D.C., on November 13-14, 2018. The theme of the hearing was "The Competition and Consumer Protection Issues of Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, and Predictive Analytics."

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Algorithmic Collusion

This is an audio recording of the Algorithmic Collusion panel discussion at the seventh Hearing on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century held at Howard University School of Law in Washington, D.C., on November 13-14, 2018. The theme of the hearing was "The Competition and Consumer Protection Issues of Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, and Predictive Analytics."

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Framing Presentation

This is an audio recording of the Framing Presentation at the seventh Hearing on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century held at Howard University School of Law in Washington, D.C., on November 13-14, 2018. The theme of the hearing was "The Competition and Consumer Protection Issues of Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, and Predictive Analytics."

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Emerging Competition, Innovation, and Market Structure Questions Around Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, and Predictive Analytics

This is an audio recording of the Emerging Competition, Innovation, and Market Structure Questions Around Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, and Predictive Analytics panel discussion at the seventh Hearing on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century held at Howard University School of Law in Washington, D.C., on November 13-14, 2018. The theme of the hearing was "The Competition and Consumer Protection Issues of Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, and Predictive Analytics."

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Presentation on Facial Recognition

This is an audio recording of Joy Buolamwini's presentation on Facial Recognition at the seventh Hearing on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century held at Howard University School of Law in Washington, D.C., on November 13-14, 2018. The theme of the hearing was "The Competition and Consumer Protection Issues of Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, and Predictive Analytics."

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Keynote: Jennifer Wortman Vaughan, Senior Researcher at Microsoft Research

This is an audio recording of the keynote address by Jennifer Wortman Vaughan of Microsoft Research at the seventh Hearing on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century held at Howard University School of Law in Washington, D.C., on November 13-14, 2018. The theme of the hearing was "The Competition and Consumer Protection Issues of Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, and Predictive Analytics."

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Welcome and Introductory Remarks by BC Director Bruce Hoffman

This is an audio recording of the Welcome and Introductory Remarks by BC Director Bruce Hoffman at the seventh Hearing on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century held at Howard University School of Law in Washington, D.C., on November 13-14, 2018. The theme of the hearing was "The Competition and Consumer Protection Issues of Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, and Predictive Analytics."

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