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TARGET TAKES A $18.5 MILLION HIT

A.G. Schneiderman Announces $18.5 Million Multi-State Settlement With Target Corporation Over 2013 Data Breach Agreement With 47 States And D.C. Represents Largest Multistate Data Breach Settlement To ...
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STOLE PRISONERS' IDENTITIES

California Man Sentenced to Prison for Stealing Prisoner Identities and Filing Fraudulent Tax Returns Caused Loss of More than $600,000 A San Francisco man was sentenced to serve 84 months in prison ...
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LOOKING @ INTERNET CONNECTED TOYS

Kids, parents alike worried about privacy with internet-connected toys Michelle Ma Hello Barbie, CogniToys Dino and other toys connected to the internet can joke around with children and respond in ...
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OPERATION TECH TRAP?

FTC and Federal, State and International Partners Announce Major Crackdown on Tech Support Scams Fraudsters tricked consumers into thinking their computers were infected, then charged them hundreds of ...
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PROTECTING BROADBAND CUSTOMERS

Acting Chairman Ohlhausen Welcomes FCC Action as Important Step to Restore FTC Consumer Protections Acting Federal Trade Commission Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen issued the following statement on ...
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WENDY'S MADE LOUSY DATA BREACH DECISIONS

Wendy's Shareholders Aim To Consolidate Data Breach Suits By Joyce Hanson Law360, New York (May 18, 2017, 5:10 PM EDT) -- A Wendy’s Co. shareholder who filed a data breach suit on behalf of ...
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IDENTIFY THEFT CONFERENCE

FTC Announces Final Agenda for Identity Theft Conference The Federal Trade Commission has announced the final agenda for a conference that will examine the state of identity theft now and how it may ...
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TRAFFICKED IN FAKE IDs

Document Broker Pleads Guilty to Role in Trafficking Identities of Puerto Rican U.S. Citizens A document broker pleaded guilty in connection with his role in trafficking the identities of Puerto Rican ...
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LIED ABOUT PRIVACY PROGRAM PARTICIPATION

FTC Approves Final Orders Resolving Allegations That Companies Misrepresented Participation in International Privacy Program Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has ...
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THEY'RE SELLING YOU OUT

Dear Lucas: Your private internet browsing history belongs to you. It shouldn't be up for sale to the highest bidder. But that's exactly what can happen now, thanks to a GOP bill that was ...
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TRUMP'S SLAUGHTERING OUR PRIVACY

Lucas — President Trump recently signed a bill allowing your internet service provider to sell your browsing data without your consent. This bill reverses a regulation that stops big ...
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AMAZON REFUNDING $70 MILLION

FTC, Amazon to Withdraw Appeals, Paving Way for Consumer Refunds Related to Children’s Unauthorized In-App Charges More than $70 million in in-app charges may be eligible for refunds The Federal ...
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TRUSTe WASN'T SO TRUSTWORTHY?

A.G. Schneiderman Announces $100,000 Settlement With TRUSTe Over Flawed Privacy Certification Program For Popular Children’s Websites TRUSTe's Failures Left Visitors To Popular ...
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1984 IS NOW!

Editor's Note: Wrote this article for the Cooperator back in 2005 -- but much of it still rings true.... Surveillance Equipment in Your Building Good Security, Or Big Brother? By Lucas A. Ferrara, ...
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PUSHING PRIVACY PROTECTIONS

SCHUMER: PRIVACY RULES PROTECTING THE MOST SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION STORED ON YOUR COMPUTER OR CELL PHONE ARE ABOUT TO BE ELIMINATED; SENATOR DEMANDS HOUSE OF REPS KILL ATTEMPT TO UNDO PRIVACY ...
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DATA BREACHES ON THE RISE

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Record Number Of Data Breach Notices For 2016 Hacking Drives Data Breaches Up By 60%, Exposing Info Of 1.6 Million New Yorkers Schneiderman: It’s On Businesses And ...
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HARMFUL BUDGET PROPOSALS WERE DEFEATED

Dear NYSTLA Members, I am pleased to report that — last night — important advances in New York law for consumers and patients were achieved in the State budget agreement, and several ...
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BROKEN UPROMISE?

Membership Reward Service Upromise Penalized for Violating FTC Order Failed to make required disclosures and obtain required privacy assessments A membership reward service called Upromise, aimed at ...
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DATA BREACHES AND SMALL BUSINESSES

FTC Testifies Before House Committee About Data Security and Small Businesses Acting Chairman Ohlhausen testifies on behalf of the Commission The Federal Trade Commission recently told the House Small ...
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LOOKING @ CYBERSECURITY VULNERABILITY

FTC Provides Comment to NTIA on Multistakeholder Initiative to Improve Cybersecurity Vulnerability Disclosure The Federal Trade Commission submitted public comments to the U.S. Commerce ...
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SCAMS TARGETING TAX PREPARERS

Governor Cuomo Warns of New and Evolving Tax Season Scams Targeting Tax Preparers and HR Professionals At Least 37 Companies with New York Employees Victimized as Identity Thieves Compromise More Than ...
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WRONGFULLY COLLECTED VIEWING HISTORIES

VIZIO to Pay $2.2 Million to FTC, State of New Jersey to Settle Charges It Collected Viewing Histories on 11 Million Smart Televisions without Users’ Consent VIZIO, Inc., one of the ...
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SETTLING WITH ACER

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Settlement With Computer Manufacturer After Data Breach Exposed More Than 35,000 Credit Card Numbers Acer Service Corporation Must Pay $115,000 In Penalties And Reform Data ...
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LOOKING @ CROSS-DEVICE TRACKING

FTC Releases New Report on Cross-Device Tracking Staff recommends transparency and choice for consumers when companies track them across devices The Federal Trade Commission has released Cross-Device ...
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FINTECH III

FTC to Host FinTech Forum on Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence on March 9 The Federal Trade Commission will host its third FinTech Forum on March 9, 2017, focusing on the consumer implications of ...
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