Senate to Host FTC Oversight Hearing

The U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance and Data Security will host a hearing titled “Oversight of the Federal Trade Commission” on November 27, 2018. The subcommittee will examine whether the FTC should have increased authority in privacy and data security matters as well as the agency’s priorities in promoting competition and consumer protection.

The hearing will be convened by U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.). Witnesses will include FTC Chairman Joseph Simons and commissioners Rohit Chopra, Noah Phillips, Rebecca Kelly Slaughter and Christine Wilson.

Witness testimony, opening statements and a live video of the hearing will be available on

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