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CAGW Files Comments to FTC on Commercial Surveillance and Data Security

CAGW files comments with the Federal Trade Commission on an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking on consumer data privacy.

The Clock is Running Out on Antitrust Legislation

Despite its name, the American Innovation and Choice Online Act will stifle innovation.

August 19, 2022 — Eric Maus 1660937184

FTC Is Invading Privacy by Overreaching on Regulations

On August 10, 2022, the FTC announced it would be potentially writing new rules regulating consumer data privacy.

August 19, 2022 — Deborah Collier 1660923073

State Legislative Sessions Underscore the Need for a National Privacy Framework

In 2022, Connecticut and Utah added to the growing patchwork of state privacy laws, adding to the need for a national framework.

June 14, 2022 — Ryan Lanier 1655238233

CAGW Joins Coalition Opposing Proposed SEC Rule on Private Fund Advisors

As consumers face eroding purchasing power because of heightened inflation, affordable investment options are crucial. 

States Should Push for a National Privacy Framework

Instead of adopting costly and harmful data privacy bills, states should put pressure on Congress to adopt a national framework.

February 16, 2022 — Ryan Lanier 1645041631

IRS Reverses Facial Recognition Requirements in Win for Taxpayer Privacy

The IRS' reversal on facial recognition technology is a win for taxpayers, but the IRS will always be looking for new powers.

February 11, 2022 — Eric Maus 1644605388

Big Business is Not Bad Business

The consumer welfare standard has helped keep the U.S. as the world's leading economy and should not be abandoned. 

November 10, 2021 — Eric Maus 1636578188

The FCC Could Have a Dark Future

The FCC should avoid reentering the Dark Ages of overreaching rules and regulations.

October 27, 2021 — Deborah Collier 1635363498

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