Tags consumer protection
Tech companies are selling domains suggesting illegal sales of guns, malware
COVID-19-related domains remain a concern.
Reproductive rights at risk galvanize calls for federal privacy legislation
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
The agency is poised for a reboot.
New York updates its breach notification law in response to Equifax, GDPR
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'
Ex-CEO Richard Smith received an earful on Capitol Hill Tuesday over Equifax's response to its data breach.