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FTC Rulemaking A Solution for Federal Privacy Regulation


As attempts to pass a federal privacy law have not yet come to fruition, some want to explore another avenue for a federal solution: U.S. Federal Trade Commission rulemaking.

This begs the questions:

  • What's the history of FTC unfair and deceptive practices rulemaking?
  • What are the possibilities and limitations of such an approach for privacy regulation compared to legislation?
  • What other options should be considered besides federal legislation or FTC rulemaking?

During this privacy education web conference, hosted by IAPP, Baker Botts Partner, Maureen Ohlhausen, and fellow panelists, address these questions and key considerations for privacy professionals if the FTC promulgates a privacy rule.

Panelists include:

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