FTC Staff Comment to the NTIA: Developing the Administration’s Approach to Consumer Privacy

Matter Number:

P195400

Docket Number:

18021780-8780-01

Summary

FTC staff submitted a comment to the NTIA regarding the development of the Administration’s approach to consumer privacy. The comment discusses the FTC’s balanced approach to privacy that weighs the risks of data misuse with the benefits of data to innovation and competition. The comment also offers observations on the timely topics of security, transparency, choice, and FTC enforcement. It concludes with a discussion of the future of privacy policymaking in the United States.