For Immediate Release
August 9, 2000
Contact: Ranjit de Silva (202) 482-7002
Art Brodsky (202) 482-0019

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WASHINGTON- The Commerce Department's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), will host a public workshop on Sept. 19, 2000 to examine technological tools and developments that can enhance consumer privacy online.

NTIA and the Internet Education Foundation will simultaneously co-host a Technology Fair to demonstrate the use and capabilities of a broad array of online privacy technologies. The Fair will allow the public to examine and try out these technologies.

WHEN: Sept. 19, 2000

WHERE: U.S. Department of Commerce
14th & Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, D.C. 20230

PLEASE NOTE: The public workshop and the Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The workshop will be held in the Commerce Department's Auditorium. The Technology Fair will be held in the Department's Main Lobby (14th Street Entrance). Both the workshop and the Fair are open to the public, free of charge. No advance registration is required.

For more information on these events please visit NTIA's web site