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According to a recent NBC News report, Equifax, one of the three largest American credit reporting agencies, has assembled an enormous database containing employment and salary information for more than 190 million U.S....more
As we cautioned in a September post, the FTC is stepping up enforcement actions against mobile app developers for failure to comply with consumer protection principles. This month, the FTC took another major step in that...more
The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") recently extended the reach of the Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA") to the mobile industry by means of a consent order, settling its complaint that alleged Respondents Filiquarian...more
The Federal Trade Commission reached a settlement last week with a mobile app company, its data provider, and their CEO in its first Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) enforcement action involving mobile applications. The...more
Today marks a first for the FTC, which announced a settlement with Spokeo to the tune of $800,000. This is the first case of it's kind, involving the investigation of a web-based search engine by the FTC, resulting in a big...more
So what is a site like Spokeo? A CRA? A data broker? Just a search engine? None of the above? The 9th Circuit is being ask to revive a case alleging that the site is used by employers to conduct background checks, and...more
The deadline for compliance with a key requirement of the Massachusetts Data Security Regulation, 201 CMR 17.00 et seq. (the “Regulation”) is less than a month away. The Regulation requires that by March 1,...more
Every organization in business today is holding personal information about individuals. Whether they are consumers, customers, clients, patients, employees, or business partners, you collect a mass of personal information...more
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