FTC seeks public comment on authority over corporate privacy practices

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The Federal Trade Commission is looking for public comment on whether the agency should have more enforcement authority over corporate privacy and data security practices, Hunton Andrews Kurth Privacy & Information Security Law Blog reports. The FTC published a notice in the Federal Register stating it will be accepting comments until Aug. 20, adding the agency is also accepting comments on the intersection of privacy, big data and competition. Once the deadline for comments passes, the FTC will start hosting public hearings in September on “whether broad-based changes in the economy, evolving business practices, new technologies, or international developments might require adjustments to competition and consumer protection law, enforcement priorities, and policy.�Full Story

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