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Joint Center President on Consumer Advocate Perspectives on Commercial Surveillance and Data Security at FTC

Joint Center President Spencer Overton was a panelist at the Federal Trade Commission’s Commercial Surveillance and Data Security Public Forum. The panel was entitled Consumer Advocate Perspectives on Commercial Surveillance and Data Security.

According to Overton, “[f]or years platforms like Facebook and Google have collected data on users and developed algorithms to deliver content. Users often get content customized to their interests, businesses can arguably more effectively spend their advertising dollars… [but] these processes can facilitate discrimination.”

You may view the recording here.

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