The Federal Trade Commission announced that it has extended the public comment periods for some of the sessions in its Hearings Initiative, and that comments for all the remaining sessions will be due by May 31, 11:59 PM EDT.
Specifically, for the following sessions, the deadline for members of the public to submit a comment has been extended from March 13 until May 31:
- The December 11 hearing on data security;
- The April 9-10 hearing on consumer privacy.
In addition, public comments for the following upcoming sessions will be due by May 31:
- The March 20 hearing on U.S. broadband markets;
- The March 25-26 hearing on the FTC’s role in a changing world;
- The March 25 roundtable with State Attorneys General (the comment period will open soon when the agency publishes more information about the topics for the hearing);
- The April 12 hearing on Merger Retrospectives (the comment period will open soon when the agency publishes more information about the topics for the hearing).
The Commission will provide a final opportunity for members of the public to comment on topics related to any sessions associated with the Hearings Initiative. Those comments will also be due by May 31.
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