FTC is hosting three events on consumer issues at 601 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC.
They are free and open to the public. To
pre-register, email your name and affiliation to the appropriate address below.
Life of a Debt: The FTC and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will
co-host this roundtable on June 6 to examine the flow of consumer data throughout
the debt collection process and the costs and benefits of providing people with
additional disclosures about their debts and debt-related rights. It also will
live online. Email LifeofaDebt@ftc.gov.
event on June 19 will explore the marketing of
alloy products containing precious metals and surface applications of precious
metals. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
people already use mobile phones to open their car doors or turn off their
lights remotely. The ability of everyday devices to communicate with each other
– sometimes called “The Internet of Things” – may raise security and privacy
concerns. FTC staff is having a workshop on November 21
to discuss those issues. Submit your comments by June 1electronically or on