February, 2020

Feb 3

Tax ID Theft Awareness Week Webinar with the FTC and Identity Theft Resource Center

The FTC and the Identity Theft Resource Center co-host two 30-minute Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week webinars. The first webinar, on February 3, focuses on identity theft, its impact on victims, tax identity theft, and recovering from identity theft. The second webinar, on February...
Feb 4

Cmr. Chopra speech at New America’s Open Technology Institute event on encryption

FTC Commissioner Rohit Chopra will speak at an event on encryption hosted by New America’s Open Technology Institute entitled, “Privacy’s Best Friend.” 740 15th St. NW, Suite 900, Washington, DC
Feb 4

Tax ID Theft Awareness Week Webinar for Small Businesses with the FTC and IRS

Protecting Sensitive Business and Customer Information: Practical Data Security Practices for Your Business. Experts from the FTC and IRS discuss:Protecting your business, customers, and employees against tax identity theftImposter scams that target small businessesPractical...
Feb 5

Tax ID Theft Awareness Week Tele-Town Halls with the FTC, AARP, and the U.S. Treasury Department

On Wednesday, February 5, at 10 a.m. ET and 1 p.m. ET, AARP, the FTC and the U.S. Treasury Department host two telephone Town Hall meetings. Learn how tax identity theft and government impostor scams happen, the red-flag warnings, and what to do if fraud happens to you. We’re holding...
Feb 5

Cmrs. Phillips and Slaughter panelists at Technology Policy Institute

FTC Commissioners Noah Joshua Phillips and Rebecca Kelly Slaughter will participate in a panel, “A Chat with FTC Commissioners.” Technology Policy Institute, 409 12th St., SW, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC
Feb 5

Tax ID Theft Awareness Week Tele-Town Halls with the FTC, AARP, and the U.S. Treasury Department

On Wednesday, February 5, at 10 a.m. ET and 1 p.m. ET, AARP, the FTC and the U.S. Treasury Department host two telephone Town Hall meetings. Learn how tax identity theft and government impostor scams happen, the red-flag warnings, and what to do if fraud happens to you. We’re holding...
Feb 6

Tax ID Theft Awareness Week Webinar with the FTC and Identity Theft Resource Center

The FTC and the Identity Theft Resource Center co-host a 30-minute Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week webinar on government imposter scams. We’ll talk about IRS, Social Security Administration, and U.S. Census Bureau imposters, red flag warnings, how to protect yourself, and how to...
Feb 6

Tax ID Theft Awareness Week Twitter Chat: Protecting Against Tax ID Theft and Government Imposter Scams

Join experts from the FTC, the Identity Theft Resource Center, and others for an #IDTheftChat on Twitter. We’ll offer tips on protecting yourself from tax identity theft and government imposters and respond to questions. 3:00 p.m. ET
Feb 6

Cmr. Wilson keynote at 10th annual Privacy Papers for Policy Makers

FTC Commissioner Christine S. Wilson will deliver a keynote address on privacy and data security at the 10th annual Privacy Papers for Policy Makers. Capitol Hill, Hart Senate Office Building, Room SH-902, Washington, DC
Feb 8

BC Director Ian Conner remarks at GCR Live 9th Annual Antitrsut Law Leaders Forum

FTC Bureau of Competition Director Ian Conner will deliver remarks at the GCR Live 9th Annual Antitrust Law Leaders Forum. W South Beach, Miami Beach, Fla.
Feb 10

Cmr. Chopra keynote speaker at the Silicon Flatiron Conference

FTC Commissioner Rohit Chopra will deliver a keynote address at the Silicon Flatiron Conference. University of Colorado Boulder Law School, Wolf Law Building, Wittemyer Courtroom, 2450 Kittredge Loop Rd., Boulder, CO 11:30 AM (MST)
Feb 10

Cmr. Wilson speaker at the American Bar Association panel on Veritcal Merger Guidelines

FTC Commissioner Christine S. Wilson will speak at an American Bar Association panel discussing Vertical Merger Guidelines. Jones Day, 51 Louisiana Ave., NW, Washington, DC
Feb 19

Cmr. Slaughter participates in #kidtech podcast at Monitor Studios

FTC Commissioner Rebecca Kelly Slaughter will participate in a #kidtech podcast at Monitor Studios.
Feb 21

Cmr. Chopra keynote at George Mason Law Review Twenty-Third Annual Antitrust Symposium

FTC Commissioner Rohit Chopra will provide keynote remarks at the George Mason Law Review Twenty-Third Annual Antitrust Symposium. George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School, 3301 Fairfax Dr., Arlington, VA
Feb 25

Closed Commission Meeting

Commission Meeting Closed to the Public: Consideration of a nonpublic law enforcement matter, 1:00 PM EDT at 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20580. The vote to close the meeting for the law enforcement matter was 5-0. Expected to attend the closed meeting are the...