Multistakeholder Process To Develop Consumer Data Privacy Code of Conduct Concerning Facial Recognition Technology, 41486-41487 [2015-17335]

Download as PDF 41486 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 135 / Wednesday, July 15, 2015 / Notices The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before September 14, 2015. SUMMARY: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at JJessup@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Tracey Thompson, (301) 427–8505 or Tracey.Thompson@ noaa.gov. ADDRESSES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. 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Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Dated: July 9, 2015. Sarah Brabson, NOAA PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–17327 Filed 7–14–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Telecommunications and Information Administration Multistakeholder Process To Develop Consumer Data Privacy Code of Conduct Concerning Facial Recognition Technology National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. 18:52 Jul 14, 2015 Jkt 235001 meeting of a privacy multistakeholder process concerning the commercial use of facial recognition technology on July 28, 2015. DATES: The meeting will be held on July 28, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time. See Supplementary Information for details. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Boardroom at the American Institute of Architects, 1735 New York Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Verdi, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 4725, Washington, DC 20230; telephone (202) 482–8238; email jverdi@ntia.doc.gov. Please direct media inquiries to NTIA’s Office of Public Affairs, (202) 482–7002; email press@ntia.doc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: On February 23, 2012, the White House released Consumer Data Privacy in a Networked World: A Framework for Protecting Privacy and Promoting Innovation in the Global Digital Economy (the ‘‘Privacy Blueprint’’).1 The Privacy Blueprint directs NTIA to convene multistakeholder processes to develop legally enforceable codes of conduct that specify how the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights applies in specific business contexts.2 On December 3, 2013, NTIA announced that it would convene a multistakeholder process with the goal of developing a code of conduct to protect consumers’ privacy and promote trust regarding facial recognition technology in the commercial context.3 On February 6, 2014, NTIA convened the first meeting of the multistakeholder process, followed by additional meetings through June 2015. Matters to Be Considered: The July 28, 2015 meeting is a continuation of a series of NTIA-convened multistakeholder discussions concerning facial recognition technology. Stakeholders will engage in an open, transparent, consensus-driven process to develop a code of conduct regarding facial recognition technology. The July 28, 2015 meeting will build on stakeholders’ previous work. More information about stakeholders’ work is available at: http://www.ntia.doc.gov/ AGENCY: The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will convene a SUMMARY: OMB Control Number: 0648–0314. Form Number(s): None. VerDate Sep<11>2014 Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a currently approved information collection). Affected Public: State, Local or Tribal government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 275. Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour to designate a principal state fishery official(s) or for a request to reinstate authority; 80 hours for a nomination for a Council appointment; 16 hours for background documentation for nominees. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,607. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $795 in recordkeeping/reporting costs. PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1 The Privacy Blueprint is available at http:// www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/privacyfinal.pdf. 2 Id. 3 NTIA, Facial Recognition Technology, http:// www.ntia.doc.gov/other-publication/2013/privacymultistakeholder-process-facial-recognitiontechnology. E:\FR\FM\15JYN1.SGM 15JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 135 / Wednesday, July 15, 2015 / Notices mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES other-publication/2014/privacymultistakeholder-process-facialrecognition-technology. Time and Date: NTIA will convene a meeting of the privacy multistakeholder process regarding facial recognition technology on July 28, 2015, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time. The meeting date and time are subject to change. The meeting is subject to cancelation if stakeholders complete their work developing a code of conduct. Please refer to NTIA’s Web site, http://www.ntia.doc.gov/otherpublication/2014/privacymultistakeholder-process-facialrecognition-technology, for the most current information. Place: The meeting will be held in the Boardroom at the American Institute of Architects, 1735 New York Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20006. The location of the meeting is subject to change. Please refer to NTIA’s Web site, http://www.ntia.doc.gov/otherpublication/2014/privacymultistakeholder-process-facialrecognition-technology, for the most current information. Other Information: The meeting is open to the public and the press. The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to John Verdi at (202) 482–8238 or jverdi@ ntia.doc.gov at least seven (7) business days prior to the meeting. The meeting will also be webcast. Requests for realtime captioning of the webcast or other auxiliary aids should be directed to John Verdi at (202) 482–8238 or jverdi@ ntia.doc.gov at least seven (7) business days prior to the meeting. There will be an opportunity for stakeholders viewing the webcast to participate remotely in the meeting through a moderated conference bridge, including polling functionality. Access details for the meeting are subject to change. Please refer to NTIA’s Web site, http:// www.ntia.doc.gov/other-publication/ 2013/privacy-multistakeholder-processfacial-recognition-technology, for the most current information. Dated: July 10, 2015. Milton Brown, Acting Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information Administration. [FR Doc. 2015–17335 Filed 7–14–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–60–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:52 Jul 14, 2015 Jkt 235001 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Defense Science Board; Notice of Advisory Committee Meetings Department of Defense. Notice of Advisory Committee Meetings. AGENCY: ACTION: The Defense Science Board 2015 Summer Study on Autonomy will meet in closed session on August 17–28, 2015, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center, 100 Academy Drive, Irvine, CA 92617. DATES: August 17–28, 2015, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center, 100 Academy Drive, Irvine, CA 92617. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Debra Rose, Executive Officer, Defense Science Board, 3140 Defense Pentagon, Room 3B888A, Washington, DC 20301– 3140, via email at debra.a.rose20.civ@ mail.mil, or via phone at (703) 571– 0084. 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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 135 (Wednesday, July 15, 2015)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-17335]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Telecommunications and Information Administration


Multistakeholder Process To Develop Consumer Data Privacy Code of 
Conduct Concerning Facial Recognition Technology

AGENCY: National Telecommunications and Information Administration, 
U.S. Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: The National Telecommunications and Information Administration 
(NTIA) will convene a meeting of a privacy multistakeholder process 
concerning the commercial use of facial recognition technology on July 
28, 2015.

DATES: The meeting will be held on July 28, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 
p.m., Eastern Time. See Supplementary Information for details.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Boardroom at the American 
Institute of Architects, 1735 New York Avenue NW., Washington, DC 
20006.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Verdi, National 
Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Room 4725, Washington, DC 
20230; telephone (202) 482-8238; email jverdi@ntia.doc.gov. Please 
direct media inquiries to NTIA's Office of Public Affairs, (202) 482-
7002; email press@ntia.doc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Background: On February 23, 2012, the White House released Consumer 
Data Privacy in a Networked World: A Framework for Protecting Privacy 
and Promoting Innovation in the Global Digital Economy (the ``Privacy 
Blueprint'').\1\ The Privacy Blueprint directs NTIA to convene 
multistakeholder processes to develop legally enforceable codes of 
conduct that specify how the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights applies in 
specific business contexts.\2\ On December 3, 2013, NTIA announced that 
it would convene a multistakeholder process with the goal of developing 
a code of conduct to protect consumers' privacy and promote trust 
regarding facial recognition technology in the commercial context.\3\ 
On February 6, 2014, NTIA convened the first meeting of the 
multistakeholder process, followed by additional meetings through June 
2015.
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    \1\ The Privacy Blueprint is available at http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/privacy-final.pdf.
    \2\ Id.
    \3\ NTIA, Facial Recognition Technology, http://www.ntia.doc.gov/other-publication/2013/privacy-multistakeholder-process-facial-recognition-technology.
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    Matters to Be Considered: The July 28, 2015 meeting is a 
continuation of a series of NTIA-convened multistakeholder discussions 
concerning facial recognition technology. Stakeholders will engage in 
an open, transparent, consensus-driven process to develop a code of 
conduct regarding facial recognition technology. The July 28, 2015 
meeting will build on stakeholders' previous work. More information 
about stakeholders' work is available at: http://www.ntia.doc.gov/

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other-publication/2014/privacy-multistakeholder-process-facial-
recognition-technology.
    Time and Date: NTIA will convene a meeting of the privacy 
multistakeholder process regarding facial recognition technology on 
July 28, 2015, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time. The meeting 
date and time are subject to change. The meeting is subject to 
cancelation if stakeholders complete their work developing a code of 
conduct. Please refer to NTIA's Web site, http://www.ntia.doc.gov/other-publication/2014/privacy-multistakeholder-process-facial-recognition-technology, for the most current information.
    Place: The meeting will be held in the Boardroom at the American 
Institute of Architects, 1735 New York Avenue NW., Washington, DC 
20006. The location of the meeting is subject to change. Please refer 
to NTIA's Web site, http://www.ntia.doc.gov/other-publication/2014/privacy-multistakeholder-process-facial-recognition-technology, for the 
most current information.
    Other Information: The meeting is open to the public and the press. 
The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. 
Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids 
should be directed to John Verdi at (202) 482-8238 or 
jverdi@ntia.doc.gov at least seven (7) business days prior to the 
meeting. The meeting will also be webcast. Requests for real-time 
captioning of the webcast or other auxiliary aids should be directed to 
John Verdi at (202) 482-8238 or jverdi@ntia.doc.gov at least seven (7) 
business days prior to the meeting. There will be an opportunity for 
stakeholders viewing the webcast to participate remotely in the meeting 
through a moderated conference bridge, including polling functionality. 
Access details for the meeting are subject to change. Please refer to 
NTIA's Web site, http://www.ntia.doc.gov/other-publication/2013/privacy-multistakeholder-process-facial-recognition-technology, for the 
most current information.

    Dated: July 10, 2015.
Milton Brown,
Acting Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information 
Administration.
[FR Doc. 2015-17335 Filed 7-14-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-60-P