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Lawmakers call for FTC investigation of data brokers enabled by online ad industry

by Sean Lyngaas

“[T]here is no effective way to control these tools absent intervention by regulators and Congress,” the lawmakers said of data brokers.

Uber reaches deal with FTC on consumer privacy, agrees to new program

by Shaun Waterman

Ridesharing behemoth Uber agreed Tuesday to institute "a culture of privacy," following a Federal Trade Commission investigation that revealed the company failed to take reasonable security measures to safeguard users personal data.

Report: personal data of more than 14M Verizon customers is exposed in server breach

by Cassie Stephenson

A publicly configured server run by a third-party Verizon partner left the personal details and PIN numbers of millions exposed in downloadable files, a new UpGuard report says.

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