Tag: Privacy and Security

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Who should be in the driver’s seat when it comes to the collection of personal information online from kids under 13?  That’s easy:  Parents.  To keep up with technology, the FTC revised the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule last year.  As a result, some companies that may...
If you have a really smart smart device, it’s probably already told you.  But here’s the news anyway:  The new date for the FTC’s Internet of Things workshop is November 19, 2013.  The workshop will cover the consumer protection implications now that everyday devices have started to...
On June 4, 2013, the Federal Trade Commission hosted a public forum to examine the state of mobile security.  Mobile technologies, such as smartphones and tablets, provide consumers with an always-connected and convenient means of engaging in their daily activities, including email,...
The Federal Trade Commission has announced a new date for its planned workshop on the privacy and security of the Internet of Things. The workshop will now be held on Nov. 19, 2013, in Washington, D.C.The workshop will address a wide variety of issues related to the ability of everyday devices to...
The Federal Trade Commission and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will host a joint roundtable on June 6, 2013, to examine the flow of consumer data throughout the debt collection process. The event will bring together consumer advocates, credit issuers, collection industry...
Are you a creditor?  Are you covered by the Red Flags Rule, a regulation designed to help businesses spot the signs — or "red flags" — of identity theft?  Do you know how to tell?
The Federal Trade Commission has issued revised guidance designed to help businesses comply with the requirements of the Red Flags Rule, which protects consumers by requiring businesses to watch for and respond to warning signs or “red flags” of identity theft.
October 23, 1997 Ms. Vivian L. Solganik OHIO SAVINGS BANK 1801 E. 9th St. - Suite 200 Cleveland, Ohio 44114 Re: FCRA - Employer use of consumer reports Dear Ms. Solganik: This responds to your letter dated September 17, 1997, in which you seek the views of the Commission staff on two questions...
February 11, 1998 Karen Coffey, Chief Counsel Texas Automobile Dealers Assn. 1108 Lavaca -- P. O. Box 1028 Austin, Texas 78767-1028 Re: Section 604 of the Fair Credit Reporting Act Dear Ms. Coffey:
November 5, 1998 Nancy S. Spritz, Esq. Candle, Klitenic & Chernow, LLP Woodholme Professional Building 1838 Greene Tree Road, Suite 370 Baltimore, Maryland 21208 Re: Section 603(k)(1)(B)(iv) of the Fair Credit Reporting Act --Adverse Action Notices to Co-Signers / Guarantors of Denied...
October 26, 1998 William F. Hall, Esquire Law Department United Guaranty Residential Insurance Co. 230 North Elm Street Greensboro, North Carolina 27401 Re: Section 615(a) of the Fair Credit Reporting Act Dear Mr. Hall:
If you report information about consumers to consumer reporting agencies (CRAs) — like a credit bureau, tenant screening company, or check verification service — you have legal obligations under the Fair Credit Reporting Act's Furnisher Rule.
Division of Credit Practices Bureau of Consumer Protection Clarke W. Brinckerhoff Attorney (202) 326-3224 March 3, 1998 Paul H. Schieber, Esq. Blank Rome Comisky & McCauley One Logan Square Philadelphia, PA 19103 Dear Mr. Schieber:
The Federal Trade Commission is hosting a one-day workshop on mobile security on June 4, 2013, in Washington, D.C., and invites participants watching the webcast to submit questions to moderators online. Staff will live-tweet the workshop and take questions via Twitter, Facebook and email.
There's "Life of Pi" and "Life of Brian," Boswell’s “Life of Samuel Johnson,” the sitcom “Life of Riley,” and the Beatles’ ground-breaking “A Day in the Life.”   We view Life of a Debt: Data Integrity in Debt Collection, a roundtable hosted by the FTC and the Consumer Financial...
Is there a more "apple pie” issue than mobile security?  It’s hard to come up with one.  That’s because a safe environment for mobile commerce is critical to the continued growth of that marketplace — and because you haven’t torn yourself away from your mobile device since you huffed...
As previously announced, technology researchers will join industry representatives to take part in the June 4 Federal Trade Commission forum “Mobile Security: Potential Threats and Solutions.” The forum will address mobile malware, how it spreads, its impact on U.S.
The Federal Trade Commission is mailing 412 refund checks totaling more than $700,000 to consumers who were victimized by a telemarketing operation that allegedly tricked them into buying bogus health insurance.     

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