Federal Trade Commission: Privacy & Data Security Report 2017


The FTC has brought enforcement actions addressing a wide range of privacy issues, including spam, social networking, behavioral advertising, pretexting, spyware, peer-to-peer file sharing, and mobile. These matters include over 130 spam and spyware cases and more than 50 general privacy lawsuits

Read this report for the specifics around privacy cases announced in 2017, including well known brands Lenovo, Uber Technologies, Upromise, and VIZIO.

This is an important read to gain heightened awareness of privacy issues that have potential impact on our clients, our companies and all of us, personally.