Privacy and Data Protection

Category: FTC

Dissection of a Twitter Chat on Privacy and Data Protection with @JulieBrillFTC

FTC Comissioner Julie Brill recently held her first Twitter chat on the topic of privacy and the FTC. TWITTER LINGO FOR BEGINNERS: Those who are regular twiteratti can skip the following paragraph, but for those still not familiar with Twitter lingo, I have included a short introduction to Twitter shorthand: @JulieBrillFTC: This is Julie Brill’s […]

The FTC’s Data Security Guidelines

  On the occasion of the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) 50th data security settlement, it issued a statement, giving businesses guidelines for their data security practices. Under Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act (FTCA), the FTC must protect consumers from “deceptive and unfair” commercial practices in the economic sectors under its jurisdiction. One […]