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Public Event: Student Privacy and Ed Tech
December 1, 2017
The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) and the Department of Education (“ED”) hosted a workshop on December 1, 2017 to examine student privacy and Ed Tech. The use of “Ed Tech” has exploded over the past several years. More than half of K-12 students have access to a school-issued personal computing...
June 2, 2010
The FTC hosted a public roundtable to explore whether to update the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule. The Rule was enacted in 2000 and requires Web site operators to obtain parental consent before collecting, using, or disclosing personal information from children under 13.
Public Event: Exploring Privacy: A Roundtable Series
March 17, 2010
The Federal Trade Commission will host a series of day-long public roundtable discussions to explore the privacy challenges posed by the vast array of 21st century technology and business practices that collect and use consumer data. Such practices include social networking, cloud computing, online...
Public Event: Beyond Voice: Mapping the Mobile Marketplace
May 6, 2008
The Federal Trade Commission will host a Town Hall meeting on May 6-7, 2008, to explore the evolving mobile commerce (M-commerce) marketplace and its implications for consumer protection policy. This Town Hall, titled “Beyond Voice: Mapping the Mobile Marketplace,” follows up on the FTC’s November...
Public Event: Protecting Consumers in the Next Tech-ade
November 6, 2006
The FTC held public hearings to bring together experts from the business, government, and technology sectors, consumer advocates, academicians, and law enforcement officials to explore the ways in which convergence and the globalization of commerce impact consumer protection. The hearings provided...