The Federal Trade Commission issued a report to Congress warning about using artificial intelligence (AI) to combat online problems and urging policymakers to exercise “great caution” about relying on it as a policy solution. The FTC said the use of AI, particularly by big tech platforms and other companies, comes with limitations and problems of its own. […]
Tag: Consumer Protection
Newly released Federal Trade Commission data shows that American consumers reported losing more than $5.8 billion to fraud in 2021, an increase of more than 70% over the previous year. The FTC received fraud reports from more than 2.8 million consumers last year, with the most commonly reported category once again being imposter scams, followed by online […]
A bill giving employers an extra year to comply with much of the sweeping new California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) was signed October 11 by Governor Gavin Newsom (D). This amendment (AB 25) to the CCPA postpones most, but not all, employer obligations under the law until January 1, 2021.