A group of 33 AGs wrote a letter to the FTC urging it to implement rules to prevent harm caused by companies’ online surveillance of consumers in response to the FTC’s August 2022 Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Commercial Surveillance and Data Security.
A group of 40 AGs reached an agreement with Google LLC over the company’s alleged violation of each state’s consumer protection laws by misleading consumers about when it was recording their movements.
A group of 40 AGs reached settlements with Experian Information Solutions, Inc. and T-Mobile USA, Inc. concerning a 2015 data breach experienced by Experian that allegedly compromised the personal information of more than 15 million individuals in violation of the states’ consumer protection acts, personal information protection acts, and security breach notification laws.
Massachusetts AG Maura Healey reached a settlement with Aveanna Healthcare, LLC to resolve allegations that the home healthcare company violated federal HIPAA regulations, the Massachusetts Data Security Regulations, and other state consumer protection laws when it failed to implement proper data security measures to protect patient and employee personal information in a 2019 data breach.
In Law360, Ann-Marie Luciano and Emily Yu offer practical guidance to help businesses minimize the risk of regulatory enforcement arising from “dark pattern” marketing practices.