FTC Testifies on Protecting Consumers' Telephone Records

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on September 29, 2006

Press release: “The Federal Trade Commission today told the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations that protecting the privacy of consumers’ telephone records requires a multi-faceted approach. Joel Winston, Associate Director of FTC’s Division of Privacy and Identity Protection, said that coordinated law enforcement efforts targeting pretexters, steps by telephone carriers to protect their records from intrusion, and educating consumers about actions they can take to protect their records, will help safeguard consumers’ telephone records.”

  • Prepared Statement of the Federal Trade Commission on Internet Data Brokers and Pretexting: Who Has Access to Your Private Records?, Presented by Joel Winston, Associate Director of the Division of Privacy and Identity Protection, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, United States House of Representatives (September 29, 2006).
  • Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Hearing – Internet Data Brokers and Pretexting: Who Has Access to Your Private Records?, September 29, 2006
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