Tags Maureen Ohlhausen

Former FTC lawyer: Expect fewer data breach and privacy cases under Ohlhausen

by Shaun Waterman • 3 years ago

The Federal Trade Commission's new chairwoman will focus the agency on economic harm to consumers, meaning there will be fewer cybersecurity and privacy enforcement actions, a former FTC official says.

FTC pushed from Hill on hacking of smart toys, kids' privacy

by Shaun Waterman • 3 years ago

Federal cybersecurity and privacy protections for children are not keeping up with the burgeoning data collection engaged in by "smart" toys and online games, Sen. Mark Warner said in asking the Federal Trade Commission if the law needs to be changed.

FTC, reigning in data actions, is urged to drop D-Link case

by Shaun Waterman • 4 years ago

The new chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission said Thursday she wants to reign in the agency's more aggressive data security actions, and lawyers for the latest electronics maker the FTC sued for poor cybersecurity are calling on her to withdraw the case.

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