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SWITCH ON FIBRE CHANNEL SWITCHES

FTC Approves Final Order Preserving Competition in Worldwide Market for Fibre Channel Switches Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order designed to ...
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UBER LIED ABOUT PROTECTING CUSTOMERS' DATA?

Uber Settles FTC Allegations that It Made Deceptive Privacy and Data Security Claims Company failed to monitor access to, and provide reasonable security for, consumer data Uber Technologies, Inc. has ...
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TRUST THE TRUSTe MODIFICATIONS?

FTC Approves Modifications to TRUSTe’s COPPA Safe Harbor Program The Federal Trade Commission has approved TRUSTe’s proposed modifications to its safe harbor program under the ...
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NICE THING FOR INTERNET OF THINGS WINNER?

FTC Announces Winner of its Internet of Things Home Device Security Contest Tool would help address security vulnerabilities caused by out-of-date software in IoT devices The Federal Trade Commission ...
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DATA SECURITY PRACTICES BLOG

Stick with Security: FTC to Provide Additional Insights on Reasonable Data Security Practices As part of its ongoing efforts to help businesses ensure they are taking reasonable steps to protect and ...
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FIGHTING FOR A FREE & OPEN INTERNET

Fighting For A Free And Open Internet Buffering. Buffering. Buffering. We’ve all had the frustrating experience of opening Netflix or Hulu and seeing the dreaded "Loading…" ...
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SKIMMERS FACE 30 YEARS

Four More Members of ATM Skimming Conspiracy Targeting Multiple New Jersey Bank Locations Plead Guilty Four members of a scheme that used secret card-reading devices and pinhole cameras on PNC and ...
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LIED ABOUT LOW-RATE LOANS

FTC Halts Operation That Unlawfully Shared and Sold Consumers’ Sensitive Data Lead generation firm earned millions by falsely promising to match consumers with low-rate loans The operators of a ...
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LOOKING @ OIT DEVICES

FTC Offers Comment on Process Aimed at Improving Security of Internet of Things Devices The Federal Trade Commission has submitted public comments to a working group convened by the U.S. Commerce ...
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COPILOT ERROR ON DATA BREACH

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Settlement With Healthcare Services Company That Illegally Deferred Notice Of Breach Of More Than 220,000 Patient Records Company Violated General Business Law That ...
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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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