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FTC Consumer Protection Chief Cites Paradigm Shift for Privacy

The FTC’s cases against Facebook and Google show a paradigm shift in privacy enforcement, Consumer Protection Bureau Director Andrew Smith told an FCBA event Monday. The Facebook case (see 1907240042) provided a new model for relief, while the Google case…Subscribe to Read >>

State, Local Officials Seek to Fill Distance Learning Gaps

Giving laptops and hot spots to students who lack good internet won’t solve distance learning problems exacerbated by COVID-19, state and local officials said Monday. The California Senate Education Committee and the Special Committee on Pandemic Emergency Response jointly held…Subscribe to Read >>

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CES 2021 Goes All-Virtual; ‘Just Not Possible to Safely Convene’ Physical Show

CTA will move CES 2021 to an all-virtual event on Jan. 6-9 from a physical show at the Las Vegas Convention Center, said the association Tuesday.Read More >>

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