Federal Trade Commission

House Judiciary Republicans will probe FTC use of consultants, call for digital records to be preserved


In a letter sent Thursday, Rep. Jim Jordan, R-OH., requested the consumer protection agency preserve any electronic data relevant to the inquiry.

TMF Board announces $94.8M for 3 network security projects


USDA, the FTC and DHS receive funding for projects that focus on adopting a zero-trust approach to cybersecurity.

An unprecedented wave of personal data could be heading to federal agencies


Under the national coronavirus emergency, companies don't need much permission to give up people's data to the federal government. Privacy advocates are concerned with how agencies will gather, store and utilize it.

New Senate bill targets bias in decision-making algorithms


The Algorithmic Accountability Act would require that companies using decision-making algorithms study those equations for bias and correct it where found.

Erie Meyer takes ‘technologist’ job at the FTC


She'll serve in Commissioner Rohit Chopra's office.

FTC aide Neil Alan Chilson appointed as agency’s acting chief technologist


Chilson was most recently an attorney advisor to the FTC chair.