FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny: Mandating encryption backdoors 'is a terrible idea'
Terrell McSweeny said that encryption would soon become even more vital as smart devices proliferated.
FCC and FTC studying how mobile carriers and device makers issue security updates
The federal agencies want to know how quickly companies patch flaws that could put you at risk.
Consumer Review Fairness Act would stop companies from punishing you for negative Yelp reviews
This seems like a no-brainer.
FCC unveils privacy plan to limit how Internet providers can use customer data
'Consumers should have effective control over how their personal information is used.'
U.S. and E.U. publish full text of Privacy Shield data-transfer deal
Governments on both continents are optimistic that the deal will pass muster.
DOJ and FTC officials spar over encryption at 2016 State of the Net conference
A top consumer-protection official said efforts to weaken encryption 'deeply worry' her.