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As CPW readers know, when a furnisher of credit information receives notice from a credit reporting agency (CRA) that a consumer has disputed the accuracy or completeness of information that the furnisher provided, the furnisher must investigate the dispute, review all relevant information it received from the CRA, and report the investigative results to the

CPW is your source for the latest developments in consumer data privacy litigation.  As many of you already know, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) is an independent U.S. law enforcement agency charged with protecting consumers and enhancing competition across broad sectors of the economy.  The FTC’s primary legal authority comes from Section 5 of the

Good morning, all.  The Consumer Privacy World team is out there again sharing wise advice on how to handle a cyber breach.  This time, the team discusses organizational risk of a data breach, and how companies can learn something from Uber’s recent data privacy missteps that ended in a criminal complaint.  In “Executive Responsibilities

On July 21, 2020, the FTC hosted its fifth annual PrivacyCon. This event is designed to inform on important and pressing topics in privacy and security, such as bias in AI and the use of cameras and voice technology. While focused on regulatory content, many of these topics directly relate to possible litigation risks. We’ve

As has been widely reported, a magistrate judge in the Eastern District of Virginia recently ordered Capital One to produce a forensic report prepared by the cybersecurity firm Mandiant, holding that the report was not protected as attorney work product despite having been prepared at the direction of outside counsel.  On June 9, 2020, Capital