Acting FTC Chair Slaughter Speaks on Protecting Privacy and Data Security

Thank you for inviting me to speak with you all today. The President named me as Acting Chair just a few weeks ago, and I’m incredibly excited about the opportunity to lead the FTC in these challenging times. It is fitting that one of my first speeches in this new capacity will be about privacy and data security, because these issues are so important to consumers, to the FTC, and to today’s information economy.

I want to direct my remarks today to some questions you may be asking—where is the FTC headed? What’s new and different at the FTC under … Read more