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The Federal Trade Commission has extended until Oct. 31 the deadline for public comments related to its recent workshop, “Big Data: A Tool for Inclusion or Exclusion?”

Instructions for providing public comments to the Commission regarding the workshop can be found on the workshop’s webpage. The page also includes video and transcripts of the workshop.

The deadline is being extended to fully accommodate all public comments on the workshop and the issues it addressed.

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Jay Mayfield
Office of Public Affairs