Home > News & Events > Live Blogging from the IAPP Practical Privacy Program: FTC Commissioner Julie Brill Commissioner Jule Brill is the keynote speaker at today’s IAPP Practical Privacy program on the Federal Trade Commission and consumer privacy in Washington, DC. Obviously, the just-released FTC Report is the hot topic. Among the highlights of Commissioner Brill’s remarks: Privacy through the lens of Black Friday and Cyber Monday , the "high holy days of consumerism" – A number of consumers detailed their purchases online through "online exhibitionism," including even uploaded videos in which teenage girls showed off their purchases. So, with so many people chosing to make public what they have a right to keep private, why is the FTC looking for new and better ways to protect people’s privacy?
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