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Privacy bill strips FCC oversight of telecom data abuse, worrying consumer advocates

by Tonya Riley

The commission would no longer have the authority to enforce its privacy regulations for common carriers such as AT&T and Verizon.

FTC warns it will go after ed tech companies misusing children's data

by Tonya Riley

The crackdown comes as lawmakers look to update children's privacy protections.

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.

Senators want Cyber Command and CISA to do more to deter coronavirus-focused hackers

by Shannon Vavra

The senators warn the resilience of the healthcare sector is a matter of life-or-death right now.

Two lawmakers want to give consumers a way to know if their IoT devices are secure

by Patrick Howell O'Neill

A new bill introduced on Friday aims to create a voluntary cybersecurity certification program to "independently identify, verify, and label compliant Internet-of-Things devices with strong cybersecurity standards."

U.S. debates how to protect cars from hackers

by Patrick Howell O'Neill

The U.S. government’s latest efforts to protect internet-connected cars and their passengers from hackers is being criticized by two senators who say the new voluntary guidelines don’t go nearly far enough.

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