Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina M. Khan announced that an open meeting of the Commission will be held virtually on Thursday, March 16, 2023. The open meeting will commence at 11am ET and will begin with time for members of the public to address the Commission.
The following items will be on the tentative agenda for the March 16 Commission meeting:
Business Before the Commission
6(b) Orders Concerning Deceptive Advertising on Social Media: The Commission will vote on whether to issue 6(b) Orders to eight social media and video streaming platforms concerning how they monitor and review deceptive advertising on their platforms.
6(b) Orders Concerning Small Business Credit Reporting Agencies: The Commission will vote on whether to issue 6(b) Orders to five business credit reporting agencies concerning how they collect and report data about small businesses, and how they market their business credit reporting products.
At the start of the meeting, Chair Khan will offer brief remarks and will then invite members of the public to share feedback on the Commission’s work generally and bring relevant matters to the Commission’s attention. Members of the public must sign up for an opportunity to address the Commission virtually at the March 16 meeting.
Each commenter will be given two minutes to share their comments. Those who cannot participate during the event may submit written comments or a link to a prerecorded video through a webform. Speaker registration and comment submission will be available through March 14 at 8 p.m. ET.
The FTC’s public meeting agendas will be posted on the Commission’s website at least seven days prior to the Commission’s next monthly meeting. A link to the event will be available on March 16, shortly before the meeting starts, via FTC.gov. The event will be recorded, and the webcast and any related comments will be available on the Commission’s website after the meeting. The Commission retains discretion to make public comments available following the event on ftc.gov.
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