|04/23/2015||Retail tracking firm settles with FTC over charges of misleading consumers over opt out choices||News||
Nomi Technologies settles FTC charges that it mislead consumers about opt out choices. Memo to follow.
|04/23/2015||House passes Intelligence Committee info-sharing bill (H.R. 1560)||News||
In a strong, bipartisan 307-116 vote, the House today approved the
|04/21/2015||House Rules Committee readies cyber bills for Floor Action||News||
The House Rules Committee meets this afternoon to consider floor amendments and set the parameters for debate on the House Intelligence and Homeland Security Committees’ info-sharing bills. The bills will be considered on the House floor tomorrow
|04/21/2015||FTC approves final order enforcing endorsement and testimonial guides' interpretation of Section 5||News||
FTC approves Final Order against AmeriFreight, enforces Endorsement and Testimonial Guide interpretation of Section 5.
|04/21/2015||CFAA Reform Bill (Aaron's Law) to be reintroduced||News||
CFAA Reform Bill to be reintroduced. Announcement attached. Text of bill attached separtely
|04/21/2015||Aaron's Law Bill text||News||
Text for Aaron's Law - Bill to be reintroduced.
|04/18/2015||Senators introduce bipartisan data breach notification bill||Member Memo||
Senators Carper and Blunt introduce bipartisan Data Security Act of 2015 (S.961) - a data breach notification bill. The bill text is not yet available.
|04/15/2015||House Energy and Commerce Committee marks up Data Security and Breach Notification Act||News||
The House Energy and Commerce Committee today approved H.R.
|04/13/2015||FTC settles suite with debt brokers over claims they exposed consumer data online||News||
FTC announces settlement of data security case #56 alledging that debt brokers had exposed consumer data online.
|04/10/2015||FCC may be investigating Verizon's "supercookie"||News||
Reports out today indicate that the FCC is investigating Verizon’s “Supercookie,” as confirmed by its letters in response to a request from Senators, Blumenthal, Markey, and Nelson. The FCC appears to be getting more serious on privacy and data s