FTC and DOJ Forum: Child ID Theft By Family Members Most Damaging
July 13th, 2011
WASHINGTON, July 13, 2011 – Child ID Theft more commonly occurs via organized crime, but the most severe damage happens when done by family members, experts concluded at a joint Child ID Theft forum Tuesday.
Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice held the forum one day after hacktivist group ‘Anonymous’ attacked U.S. government security contractor, Booz Allen Hamilton, resulting in the theft of 90,000 military email addresses.
Center for American Progress Panelists Explore FTC’s Role in Child Privacy Protection
June 28th, 2011
WASHINGTON, June 28, 2011 – A Center for American Progress panel assembled Monday explored the challenges presented by emerging Internet technology privacy issues with respect to Federal Trade Commission enforcement, child safety and free speech rights.
Julie Brill, FTC Commissioner, addressed private sector and government solutions for protecting consumer data privacy in her keynote speech to a packed house of policy analysts, advocacy groups and government officials at the Center’s Washington, D.C. headquarters.
FCC Unveils Privacy and Security Tips
Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, FCC, Uncategorized, Wireless
October 8th, 2010
WASHINGTON, October 8, 2010 – FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski Friday morning spoke at a privacy and security event where he unveiled new web pages from his agency offering privacy and security tips.
Education Remains Crucial Tool of Consumer Protection, Say Panelists at FCC
FCC Workshops, National Broadband Plan
September 12th, 2009
WASHINGTON, September 9, 2009 – The second panel at the Federal Communications Commission’s “consumer context” panel on September 9 focused on the tools and techniques that will enable consumers to utilize new broadband-friendly applications.
Parents and Educators Should Focus on Internet Safety Education, Say Online Experts
July 28th, 2009
WASHINGTON, July 28, 2009 – Parents and educators need to educate children about online safety issues, rather than censoring content, a panel of think tanks, industry officials, and online safety experts agreed on Monday.