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4 Questions You Need To Ask About FTC Enforcement Actions On Data Privacy Violations
In the United States, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) serves as the primary federal enforcer of consumer data privacy and security laws for most businesses.
United States
1 Mar 2019
California's Consumer Privacy Act And The Future Of Privacy In The U.S.
California led the way over 15 years ago when, in 2003, it implemented the first state data breach notification law in the United States.
United States
1 Mar 2019
Case Studies: High-Profile Cases of Privacy Violation
The scenario: In August 2018, the FTC announced an expanded settlement with Uber Technologies for its alleged failure to reasonably secure sensitive data in the cloud ...
United States
1 Mar 2019
Product Warranties In The Amazon Age
New products typically come with warranties. Those warranties also can include other provisions that affect the consumer's legal rights such as disclaimers of warranties and arbitration clauses.
United States
11 Nov 2018
Updated FCRA Model Disclosures Required Friday, September 21, 2018
On September 12, 2018, the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection issued new model forms for the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).
United States
25 Sep 2018
Please Call Back: When Is A Voice Mail From A Debt Collector Harassing?
An individual received a voice mail message from a debt collection company.
United States
3 Oct 2017
"Sugary Drink" Ban – New York
A state judge invalidated New York's so-called "sugary drink" ban, which was to come into effect on March 13, 2013, holding the regulation to be "arbitrary and capricious."
United States
24 Jul 2017
Bundle…Down: Unbundled Fees Are Here To Stay
Road warriors rejoice! Unbundled airfares have made travel simpler and cheaper.
United States
7 Jun 2017
FTC Tracking Company Settlement Highlights Importance Of Keeping Privacy Promises
It has long been the Federal Trade Commission’s position that if you make a privacy promise to consumers you should expect to be held to that promise.
United States
27 Apr 2015
The Challenges Of Green Labeling
Why manufacturers need to tread a fine line when communicating the environmentally friendly attributes of their products to consumers.
United States
4 Mar 2015
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