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  • Lawmakers target data brokers in privacy bill

    Four U.S. senators have resurrected legislation that would allow consumers to see and correct personal information held by data brokers and tell those businesses to stop sharing or selling it for marketing purposes.

    Written by Grant Gross06 March 15 06:22
  • Senators to push privacy, security legislation for IoT

    Some Democratic senators want new laws that mandate security and privacy measures on the Internet of Things, as concern grows over personal data collected by connected devices.

    Written by Grant Gross12 Feb. 15 08:02
  • Senators call for investigation of Home Depot breach

    The U.S. Federal Trade Commission should investigate security practices at Home Depot following media reports that the hardware retailer's payment systems have been breached, two U.S. senators said Tuesday.

    Written by Grant Gross10 Sept. 14 04:25
  • Senators call on FTC to investigate Target breach

    A U.S. senator has called on the Federal Trade Commission to investigate Target's security practices after the large retailer reported a data breach affecting 40 million customer credit and debit cards.

    Written by Grant Gross23 Dec. 13 19:42