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02/20/2018 FTC report finds some small business web hosting services could leave small businesses at risk of facilitating phishing scams News

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05/05/2015 FBI names new Cyber Exec News

FBI names Joseph Demarest Associate Executive Assistant Director of the Criminal, Cyber, Response, and Services Branch

11/29/2016 ICO issues fines for firms accused of sending millions of spam text messages News

Link to article: https://ico.org.uk/about-the-ico/news-and-events/news-and-blogs/

01/08/2018 Electronic Toy Maker VTech Settles FTC Allegations That it Violated Children’s Privacy Law and the FTC Act - Part 2 News

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08/30/2016 The most absurd Internet privacy class-action settlement ever News

A decision has been handed down regarding lawsuit targeting Yahoo's practices of scanning emails for targeted ad purposes. The suit requires that Yahoo scan mail while it is at rest, rather than in transit. The decision also awards lawyers fees.

07/30/2015 Secret NSA map shows China cyber attacks on US targets News

Link to article: http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/exclusive-secret-nsa-map-shows-china-cyber-attacks-us-targets-

08/04/2016 Microsoft, others commit to Privacy Shield Data Transfers News

Microsoft, Salesforce, and more than 30 other companies will take advantage of new Privacy Shield mechanism for data transfers from the EU to the US.

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04/06/2017 The online ad industry is undergoing self-reflection. That's good news News

Link to story: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/05/technology/onl

06/23/2015 Turn sued over use of Verizon "Supercookie" News

Turn is sued for using Verizon's "Supercookie." Article attached.

04/04/2016 Consumer Reports hit with reader data privacy class action suit News

Consumer Reports hit with privacy class action suit for allegedly selling subscription data.

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