House Members Release Data Brokers’ Responses to Congressional Inquiry

more+
less-

On November 8, a bipartisan group of lawmakers released the responses of nine firms the lawmakers targeted in July 2012 as “major data brokerage companies” and from which the members sought information about how each firm collects, uses, and protects consumer data. Representative Markey (D-MA) who is leading the inquiry of these firms characterized the responses as incomplete, particularly with regard to how the firms analyze personal information to categorize and rate consumers. Last month, Senator Rockefeller (D-WV) initiated a similar review of data broker practices.

 


DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

© BuckleySandler LLP | Attorney Advertising

Written by:

more+
less-

BuckleySandler LLP on:

Reporters on Deadline

"My best business intelligence, in one easy email…"

Your first step to building a free, personalized, morning email brief covering pertinent authors and topics on JD Supra:

Sign up to create your digest using LinkedIn*

*With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name. Or, sign up using your email address.
×
Loading...
×
×