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Bipartisan AG Coalition Supports FTC’s Proposed Changes to COPPA Rule

A bipartisan coalition of 43 AGs submitted comments on the FTC’s proposed amendments to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule (COPPA Rule) supporting restrictions on the use of children’s personal information (PI) and further limiting the ability of companies to monetize children’s data.

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NAAG and NASCO Convene to Discuss Challenges Facing Nonprofits, Benefits of Collaboration

On Wednesday, October 11, the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) and the National Association of State Charity Officials (NASCO) convened virtually at their 2023 annual conference to discuss the challenges facing the nonprofit sector and how regulators are working to support the sector, while preserving the public’s trust in these important organizations.

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Congressional Efforts to Combat New Street Drug Threat Earn Bipartisan AG Support

A bipartisan coalition of 39 AGs sent a letter to Congressional leaders urging the swift passage of the Combatting Illicit Xylazine Act, which would provide resources to fight the recent uptick in overdoses and deaths caused by use of the street drug. Xylazine is manufactured for use as a non-opioid veterinary tranquilizer for large animals,…

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Google Settles with Five States Over Location Tracking Practices

A group of five AGs announced a multistate settlement with Google over allegations that it violated state consumer protection laws by misleading consumers about its location tracking practices. The settlement resolves allegations that Google caused confusion to users regarding the data collected through its “Location History” and “Web & App Activity” app settings, as well…

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National Association of Attorneys General Elects Ohio AG Dave Yost as President

Ohio AG Dave Yost was elected president of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) in an unanimous vote that took place during the NAAG Capital Forum in Washington, D.C. Yost previously served as chair of NAAG’s Midwestern Region and was nominated for the presidency by his colleagues in the region. Yost has served as…

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