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FTC Issues Final Report with Guidance on Companies’ Online Privacy Practices

Fifteen months after releasing its preliminary report, the Federal Trade Commission released its final Report, “Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Era of Rapid Change: A Proposed Framework for Business and Policymakers.”  The much anticipated final report went further than the preliminary report by now calling for Congress to enact general privacy, data security and breach … Continue Reading

Will Industry Self-Regulation Emerge for Facial Recognition?

The FTC held its first ever workshop to explore the privacy and security implications of facial recognition technology on December 8.  Facial detection (identifying certain traits from a person’s face, such as age and gender) and facial recognition (identifying a specific person) technology is no longer futuristic technology found only in movies like the Minority … Continue Reading