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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 Aaron's Law Bill text News

Text for Aaron's Law - Bill to be reintroduced.

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

04/18/2015 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