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Is Your Company Ready For The CCPA?
If you are doing business in California, the way you handle personal data could soon change in significant ways. The California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA")
United States
24 Jul 2019
Massachusetts Amends Its Data Breach Response Law
On January 10, 2019, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed a new law that amends its data breach reporting law, and requires credit reporting agencies such as Equifax to provide a free credit freeze to consumers.
United States
17 Jan 2019
New Law Provides Free Credit Freezes And Year-Long Fraud Alerts
As summarized nicely in the FTC FAQs below, there is a new law, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act
United States
8 Oct 2018
Free Consumer Credit Freezes Coming In September
As noted in the FTC alert below from Lisa Weintraub Schifferle, an attorney with the FTC's Division of Consumer & Business Education, thanks to a new federal law ...
United States
11 Jun 2018
FTC Counters Constitutional Challenge To Fair Credit Reporting Act
The Federal Trade Commission has joined the Department of Justice and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in filing a memorandum in support of the constitutionality of the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
United States
17 May 2012
Retailer's Request For Zip Code Violated Law, But Generated No Harm
A decision in Tyler v. Michaels Stores earlier this month from the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the use of a consumer's Zip Code to find her address and send her mailings was held to be a statutory violation, but did not give rise to a claim for damages.
United States
3 Feb 2012
Consumer Class Action Filed Against Sony For Data Breach
On May 5, a consumer class action was filed against Sony, relating to the data breaches in its Sony PlayStation and related services.
United States
10 May 2011
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