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CDT Joins Commercial Data Practices Working Group on Letter to FTC re: Data, Bias, and Disparate Impact

CDT joined 26 organizations from the Commercial Data Practices Working Group to an open letter calling on the FTC to incorporate in its 6(b) investigations a study of how data-driven practices reinforce discrimination and bias against marginalized communities. The letter provides specific questions for the FTC to bear in mind when investigating data and privacy practices, and it calls for the FTC to report its findings to the public.

Read the full letter here.