FTC Cites FPF Work in Letter to Congress Regarding Behavioral Ads

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Today, the Commission sent the Energy and Commerce Subcommittees holding a joint hearing examining behavioral ads a letter, noting that the FTC is closely monitoring industry efforts to step up privacy efforts.  Within the letter, they also reference the FPF research project underway.  After members gave opening statements, the hearing was interrupted by a series of floor votes, leaving witnesses from Google, Yahoo, Facebook and the NAI waiting to see if they would get a chance to speak.  A little after 6:00 PM, the hearing finally resumed…