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Opinion: FTC Roundtable Is Appropriate Approach

INTERNET OF THINGS—U.S.

November 14, 2013

In a preview of next week’s Federal Trade Commission roundtable on the Internet of Things, Future of Privacy Forum Founder and upcoming roundtable panelist Christopher Wolf opines that the agency’s look into the emerging field is an appropriate approach. In this Privacy Perspectives post, Wolf writes, “No proposals for new laws, regulations or law enforcement initiatives are on the table” and that the agency is simply on a “fact-finding” mission, adding, “it is hard to disagree that understanding the facts about the Internet of Things landscape is a necessary prerequisite to forming an opinion.”
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