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Senate Democrats call on FTC to investigate Twitter's data security

by Tonya Riley

Lawmakers worry that Elon Musk's hasty changes on the Twitter platform such as altering its verification service could harm consumers.

Privacy advocates want the FTC to take on invasive daycare apps

by Tonya Riley

Researchers have found some daycare apps share information such as the number of diaper changes with third-parties without disclosing it.

FTC sues data broker over selling location data that can reveal abortion clinic visits

by Tonya Riley

The lawsuit against Kochava follows a Biden administration request that the agency use its authorities to protect reproductive privacy.

Federal privacy legislation progresses, but concerns about data brokers loom

by Tonya Riley

The latest version of the legislation still leaves loopholes for abuses of data including reproductive health data.

Biden executive order calls for reproductive health privacy protections

by Tonya Riley

It's not the first time Biden has used executive authorities to push for privacy policies.

Losses to cryptocurrency scams top $1B, FTC reports

by Tonya Riley

Nearly half of the scams originated on social media.

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