FTC commissioners: Need for federal privacy law ‘has never been greater’

(Aug 6, 2020) In 2019, more than 1,400 reported data breaches exposed more than 160 million records in the U.S., Federal Trade Commissioner Noah Phillips told the U.S. Sen... Read More

FTC commissioners say federal privacy legislation is a priority

(Aug 6, 2020) Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation Wednesday, Federal Trade Commissioners described federal privacy and data protection... Read More

Twitter faces FTC investigation over alleged privacy violations

(Aug 4, 2020) In a Read More

Lawmakers ask FTC to investigate mobile industry's digital ad-tracking practices

(Aug 3, 2020) U.S. Congress members asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate the mobile industry's practice of tracking consumers through digital ads, The Wall St... Read More

The value of privacy research: The view from FTC’s PrivacyCon2020

(Jul 24, 2020) The U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s fifth annual Read More

FTC's PrivacyCon2020 highlights the value of research

(Jul 24, 2020) The U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s fifth annual PrivacyCon allowed privacy researchers from a variety of disciplines to come together and share their latest... Read More

FTC, medical company settle false Privacy Shield claims

(Jul 14, 2020) The U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced a finalized settlement with Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics over falsified EU-U.S. Privacy Shield participation. The m... Read More

Navigating the line between privacy and antitrust

(Jul 9, 2020) Companies that collect consumer data are facing intense scrutiny from antitrust and privacy enforcers in the U.S. and abroad, and the lines between antitrust... Read More

FTC finalizes settlement over COPPA safe harbor misrepresentation

(Jul 8, 2020) The U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced the finalization of its settlement with Swiss game developer Read More

FTC, DOJ investigating TikTok

(Jul 8, 2020) Reuters reports the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice are actively probing TikTok and its Read More