“Why the FTC is showing up at hackers’ biggest conferences”

…is the title of this eye-opening piece in the Washington Post about what the FTC is seeking to learn from hackers about data privacy.

As the Post reports,

FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny and the agency's chief technologist Ashkan Soltani are in Las Vegas this week to talk with hackers and security researchers attending the Black Hat and DEF CON conferences. The agency wants their input as it navigates the increasingly complicated digital world in which consumers now live, McSweeny says.

Read the article, in the form of a Q + A with McSweeny, here.


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