On December 12, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission will host a workshop to examine questions about the injuries comsumers may suffer when their personal and financial information is misused.
The workshop will focus on:
Measuring such injuries and their prevelance
- Factors that businesses and consumers consider when evaluating tradeoffs between sharing information and exposure to injury
The workshop is free and open to the public. It will be held at the FTC's Constitution Center, 400 7th St, SW, Washington, DC. It will also be webcast live on FTC's website.
Panel schedule for FTC webcast:
|9:30AM EST||Panel 1: Injuries 101||Survey a broad array of negative outcomes that arise from the unauthorized access to or misuse of consumers’ personal information|
|11:15AM EST||Panel 2: Potential Factors in Assessing Injury||Examine the potential factors in assessing consumer injury, including type of injury, magnitude of injury, and sensitivity of consumer data|
|1:45PM EST||Panel 3: Businss and Consumer Perspectives||Examine how businesses and consumers perceive and evaluate the benefits, costs, and risks of collecting and sharing information in light of potential benefits and injuries|
|3:30PM EST||Panel 4: Measuring Injury||Examine different methods for and challenges in assessing and quantifying informational injury|
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