On December 4, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission announced it will be holding a virtual informal hearing on January 16 on proposed amendments to the Negative Option Rule. During the hearing, which will be open to the public and viewable on the FTC’s website, six nongovernmental organizations will provide oral statements addressing issues raised to date during the rulemaking process. The Commission has issued a notice addressing issues raised in documents submitted in response to the notice of informal hearing.

The Commission vote approving publication of the notice was 3-0.

Official news published at https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/news/press-releases/2024/01/ftc-issues-notice-regarding-requests-click-cancel-informal-hearing