Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will host its sixth annual PrivacyCon 2021 virtual workshop to examine the latest research and trends related to consumer privacy and data security on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time / 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time, according to a press release from the FTC.
The agenda includes opening remarks by FTC Commissioner Rebecca Kelly Slaughter and Chief Technologist Erie Meyer, followed by six panels focused on algorithms, privacy considerations and understanding, advertising technology, the Internet of Things, privacy issues related to children and teens, and privacy and the pandemic.
A link to view the virtual PrivacyCon 2021 online workshop will be posted to the event page. Registration is not required. The event will be tweeted live from the FTC’s Twitter page (@FTC) using the hashtag #PrivacyCon21. For more information about the event, visit www.ftc.gov/news-events/events-calendar/privacycon-2021.
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