In mid-November 2015, the FTC hosted a workshop on “cross-device tracking.” Cross-device tracking is the practice of associating a person’s online activities across multiple devices to create a single marketing profile. FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez provided opening remarks at the workshop before turning the program over to Justin Brookman, FTC Policy Director, Office of Technology, […]
In a recent interview FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez was asked about the FTC’s ever growing role as the government’s primary privacy cop.
The FTC has become focused on what is being termed as the “Internet of Things” (IoT). IoT encompasses all smart devices that are connected to the Internet.