FTC Seeks New Privacy Authority

, The National Law Journal

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The Federal Trade Commission is about to turn 100, and agency leaders have some gift suggestions for Congress—new privacy legislation plus a statutory change that would position the FTC as the net neutrality cop.

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  • MARSHAMAINES

    Out of the dozens of Privacy violations, credit report tampering, identity data theft issues committed by those the FTC is "supposed" to be watching/prosecuting - the FTC has done NOTHING to "protect" me as a Consumer! Be for REAL.
    ONCE I see ANY federal corp authority SHUT DOWN some big Corp for reselling my personally identifiable information all over the place (like STATE AGENCIES, BANKS, Credit Unions, Members of Bars, etc) Then - I might think differently about the WASTE of Taxpayer funds on this JOKE of an agency.

  • Tex

    The FTC can't do it's current job, why would we want them to take on additional responsibilities with no additional funding? Here's an example of a scam the FTC should have shut down long ago: www.stoptheamwaytoolscam.wordpress.com

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