Equifax settlement for data breach will only cost it $4 per person

The reports of an impending Equifax settlement were true. The company has agreed to settle with the Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, attorneys general and New York's Department of Financial Services over its massiv...

Senators grill FTC over reported $5 billion Facebook settlement

Facebook's reported $5 billion settlement with the FTC isn't even official yet, but that isn't stopping politicians from bristling at it. Senators Richard Blumenthal, Josh Hawley and Ed Markey (pictured) have sent a letter to the FTC requesting answ...

WSJ: Facebook reaches $5 billion FTC settlement

The inevitable has happened for Facebook. After weeks of reports that the company was working to settle with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over its privacy practices, the two parties have finally come to an agreement. The Wall Street Journal rep...

Tenants win right to have physical keys in NY smart lock case

The landlords of one Manhattan apartment building have been ordered to provide physical keys to tenants who don't want to use smart locks. The decision was reached in a settlement after tenants sued their landlord for installing Latch smart locks las...

Facebook reportedly invites federal oversight of its privacy practices

During Facebook's F8 keynote this week, the company repeatedly hammered one idea: the future is private. While its privacy-focus might be flawed, it looks like Facebook is putting its money where its mouth is. According to The Washington Post, the co...