FCC, FTC Chiefs Zero In On Data Security, Privacy

Law360, Washington (January 6, 2016, 8:27 PM EST) -- The leaders of the Federal Communications Commission and the Federal Trade Commission focused on the principles of security, transparency and choice as the agencies navigate how to regulate Internet privacy, among other topics, during fireside chats at the Consumer Technology Association show in Las Vegas on Wednesday.

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler and FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez both spoke about their agencies' focus on data security and consumer protection during separate conversations with Gary Shapiro, president and CEO of CTA, which was formerly known as the Consumer Electronics Association, during the CES 2016 show.

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