Advice for Consumers After the Anthem Data Breach

By | Emily Rusch
Executive Director

CALPIRG experts provide tips for consumers on what to watch out for and how to respond to last week's announcement that up to 80 million Anthem customers had their personal information stolen in a data breach. 

FTC Chairwoman Answers Privacy Questions on Reddit

By | Jon Fox
Consumer Advocate

Maureen Ohlhausen, the newly appointed FTC Commissioner, took questions on a broad range of privacy issues on Reddit, a user-generated interactive news website.

Coming together, pushing back

By | Jon Fox
Consumer Advocate


Observations from the annual National Conference on Media Reform.

Free Cookies - Strings Attached

By | Jon Fox
Consumer Advocate

The price consumers pay to access most online content is the tracking of their every click on the World Wide Web by data miners and ad networks. Consumer and privacy advocates are seeking to address such online tracking through Do-Not-Track regulation.


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