Compliance Digest – February 17

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Senator Introduces Bill to Create Federal Privacy Agency

Another bill has been proposed in Congress, this time from Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand [D-N.Y.], to create a federal agency that would protect the data and privacy of Americans. Sen. Gillibrand introduced her legislation, called the Data Protection Act, yesterday. The full text of the bill can be viewed by clicking …

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California AG Proposes More Regs to Comply With CCPA

The Attorney General of California has issued revised proposed regulations to implement the California Consumer Privacy Act twice in the past seven days, which are open for comment until the end of the month. The first set of revisions came on February 7, followed by the next set three days …

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New App Allows Users to Automatically Generate TCPA Suits

A new app called Robo Revenge goes as far as to give individuals “burner” credit cards that are being used to gather information in order to automatically file Telephone Consumer Protection Act lawsuits against companies calling individuals’ cell phones without their consent. The app is the brainchild of Joshua Browder, …

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Judge Dismisses FDCPA, TCPA Case Over Improper Service

A collection agency that never responded to a lawsuit or appeared to defend itself against a default judgment nonetheless still won a dismissal because the plaintiff did not properly serve the defendant with the summons after alleging the agency violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Telephone Consumer …

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