• March 25, 2015

    FTC To Open Technology Research Office To Investigate Internet of Things, Big Data and More

    The Federal Trade Commission has announced the creation of anew Office of Technology Research and Investigation. The FTC intends that the office will make sure that the FTC is protecting consumers in emerging marketplaces and that it "will delve into matters including privacy, data security, connected cars, smart homes, algorithmic transparency, emerging payment methods, big data, and the Internet of Things. SEO Rockstars this week first reported on the story regarding the new office.

    Last year, the Federal Trade Commission held a workshop on the privacy implications of the Internet of Things and released a report of their findings. Joseph Jerome, Policy Counsel for the Future of Privacy Forum joined Bennet Kelley on the February 15th episode of CyberLaw and Business Report to discuss the highlights of the report regarding the privacy implications of the Internet of Things.

    A number of WebmasterRadio.FM mobile-themed programs have focused on the subject ofBig Data: