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Additional CCPA-Related Regulations Strengthen Consumers’ Ability to Control the Sale of Their Personal Information

California AG Xavier Becerra announced new regulations, effective immediately, pursuant to the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) that provide consumers additional tools for protecting their data privacy. Among other things, the newly-approved regulations prohibit companies from delaying or obscuring the process for opting out of the sale of personal information by using confusing language, such as double-negatives, or…

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Debt Collector Reaches Settlement Over Data Breach Exposing Personal Information of Up to 21 Million Consumers

A bipartisan group of 41 AGs, led by Connecticut AG William Tong, Indiana AG Todd Rokita, New York AG Letitia James, and Texas AG Ken Paxton, reached a settlement with debt collection agency Retrieval-Masters Creditors Bureau d/b/a American Medical Collection Agency (“AMCA”) over allegations that it failed to protect the personal information of millions of consumers in a 2019 data breach in violation of the states’ respective consumer protection laws.

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Fertility App Settles Allegations It Shared Users' Sensitive Health Information Without Consent

The FTC reached a settlement with fertility app developer Flo Health, Inc. to resolve allegations that its app, Flo Period & Ovulation Tracker, misled consumers about the privacy and security of their sensitive health information in violation of the FTC Act.

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CafePress Settles Multistate Probe over 2019 Data Breach

A bipartisan group of seven AGs, including Connecticut AG William Tong and New York AG Letitia James, reached a settlement with online retailer of personalized apparel and other items CafePress, Inc. (“CafePress”) to resolve allegations that it failed to protect the personal information of 22 million consumers in a 2019 data breach in violation of the states’ respective consumer protection laws.

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