Informational injury means harms that consumers may suffer from security and data privacy incidents, according to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chair Maureen Ohlhausen.
“Our mission is to prevent meaningful consumer harm, not to redesign the economy as we see fit,” FTC chair says.
“Plaintiffs’ attorneys are engineering a staggering expansion of liability in the areas of privacy and data security,” according to a new report from the Institute for Legal Reform.
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Why should you care that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) "is the nation’s primary enforcer of commercial privacy and data security," according to FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny?
The FTC “must aim to strike the right balance – one that promotes innovation and protects privacy.”
Letters call for parties to prioritize removing international digital trade barriers, reforming the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, and addressing consumer data privacy and security