Contactless Payment Systems, Consumer Protection Policy – Seattle or Webcast

The Federal Trade Commission and the Technology Law and Public Policy Clinic at the University of Washington School of Law are hosting a Town Hall meeting today, July 24, 2008, to explore the growth of contactless payment systems and their implications for consumer protection policy. This Town Hall, titled “Pay on the Go: Consumers and Contactless Payment,” follows up on the FTC‘s November 2006 hearings, “Protecting Consumers in the Next Tech-ade,” which examined key technological and business developments that will shape consumers‘ experiences over the next ten years. It’s available via webcast.