Irish DPC opens investigation into Facebook data leak

(Apr 14, 2021) Ireland's Data Protection Commission announced it launched an investigation into Facebook's data leak to determine whether the technology company viol... Read More

FTC seeks input on dark patterns

(Apr 12, 2021) The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is accepting public comment on the use of dark patterns ahead of an April 29 workshop, titled “Bringing Dark Patterns to Li... Read More

6 things to watch for in the US privacy law debate

(Apr 1, 2021) Privacy law is changing rapidly. We are seeing new laws at the state level, both general and specific. Enforcement is grow... Read More

Op-ed: What to watch for with the US privacy law debate

(Apr 1, 2021) Privacy law is changing rapidly. There have been new laws at the state level, both general and specific. Enforcement is growing from a variety of regulators.... Read More

Advocacy groups urge FTC to probe learning apps

(Apr 1, 2021) The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood and the Center for Digital Democracy are Read More

TikTok's settlement shows power class actions have on companies handling data in US

(Mar 29, 2021) In February, TikTok agreed to pay $92 million to settle a class-action lawsuit filed by U.S. users. The lawsuit alleged the content-sharing application gathe... Read More

Unpacking the troubling practice of 'credit washing'

(Mar 26, 2021) When consumers fall behind on credit bills, companies sometimes offer a solution called "credit washing," which involves an individual filing a claim with th... Read More

FTC plans new rulemaking group

(Mar 26, 2021) Acting U.S. Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Rebecca Kelly Slaughter announced the commission will launch a new rulemaking group to oversee the creation o... Read More

Credit washing is dirty business

(Mar 26, 2021) Many consumers fall behind on credit bills. Whatever the reason, a string of “late payment” letters often signals a person’s credit score is taking a big hit... Read More

TikTok settlement highlights power of privacy class actions to shape US protections

(Mar 23, 2021) In February, Tiktok agreed to Read More