News Alerts and Break Report for Week of November 7, 2022

Legislators Express Concern About ANPR to FTC Last week, U.S. Senators Kevin Cramer (R-ND), Cynthia Lummis (R-WY), and Marco Rubio (R-FL) sent a letter to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chair Lina Khan, urging her to reevaluate the FTC’s Proposed Rulemaking…

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News Alerts and Breach Report for Week of September 12, 2022

Experts Respond to FTC’s ANPR The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) held a public comment hearing last week on its advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR). The hearing involved a panel of industry experts, and they provided perspective on commercial surveillance…

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News Alerts and Breach Report for Week of September 6, 2022

Speaker Pelosi Makes Statement on Federal Data Privacy House Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued a statement last week on the American Data Privacy and Protection Act, which has advanced out of the Energy and Commerce Committee. Pelosi commended the work of…

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News Alerts and Breach Report for Week of August 22, 2022

Privacy Experts Voice Concern Over FTC’s Data Privacy Agenda The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) last week announced its intent to create and enforce new rules governing commercial surveillance—a term the FTC is using to describe the far-reaching ways that businesses…

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News Alerts and Breach Report for Week of July 25, 2022

House Advances American Data Privacy and Protection Act In a landmark step forward for consumer data privacy, the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee voted to move forward with the American Data Privacy and Protection Act (ADPPA) last week. Lawmakers…

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News Alerts and Breach Report for Week of July 18, 2022

Government Agencies at Odds Over Location Data Privacy According to records obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the Department of Homeland Security has for several years purchased data from the mobile advertising industry, including location information from phones…

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News Alerts and Breach Report for May 26, 2022

NAAG Launches Cybersecurity Resource Center Last week the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) announced a new initiative focused on cybersecurity. The NAAG Center on Cyber and Technology (CyTech) joins other NAAG centers focused on key public interests, and will…

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