Textbook Key

F: Foundations of Information Privacy and Data Protection

US: U.S. Private-sector Privacy

C: Canadian Privacy

E: European Privacy

G: U.S. Government Privacy

IT: Privacy in Information Technology

M: Privacy Program Management

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Bureau of Competition

One of the United States’ Federal Trade Commission’s three principle groups relevant to privacy oversight; investigates and attempts the prevention of anticompetitive business practices, such as monopolies, price- fixing and similar regulatory violations, which may negatively affect commercial competition.

Reference(s) in IAPP Certification Textbooks: M42

Associated term(s): Bureau of Consumer Protection; Bureau of Economics