Tags consumer protection

Tech companies are selling domains suggesting illegal sales of guns, malware

by Tonya Riley • 4 days ago

COVID-19-related domains remain a concern.

Reproductive rights at risk galvanize calls for federal privacy legislation

by Tonya Riley • 1 month ago

Lack of federal privacy protections could make abortion bans a lot more dangerous.

Momentum builds to strengthen FTC's role as privacy enforcer, though hurdles remain

by Tonya Riley • 9 months ago

The agency is poised for a reboot.

New York updates its breach notification law in response to Equifax, GDPR

by Jeff Stone • 3 years ago

In the SHIELD Act, New York now has one of the most consumer friendly data protection laws in the country.

Congress rips ex-Equifax CEO over breach: 'I don't think we can pass a law that ... fixes stupid'

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 5 years ago

Ex-CEO Richard Smith received an earful on Capitol Hill Tuesday over Equifax's response to its data breach.