Posts Tagged ‘identity theft’

FTC and DOJ Forum: Child ID Theft By Family Members Most Damaging

Cybersecurity, Privacy July 13th, 2011

WASHINGTON, July 13, 2011 – Child ID Theft more commonly occurs via organized crime, but the most severe damage happens when done by family members, experts concluded at a joint Child ID Theft forum Tuesday.

Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice held the forum one day after hacktivist group ‘Anonymous’ attacked U.S. government security contractor, Booz Allen Hamilton, resulting in the theft of 90,000 military email addresses.

National Broadband Plan: A Look at Chapter 4 and Privacy

Broadband Updates, Broadband's Impact, FCC, National Broadband Plan, Privacy April 2nd, 2010

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2010 – Chapter Four of the plan focuses on broadband competition and innovation policy. It’s one of the most far-reaching sections in the entire document. It starts by addressing various mobile and fixed networks and moves on to discuss specific devices, privacy and identity theft. This third and final article summarizing Chapter 4 looks at the FCC’s take on set-top boxes, consumer privacy and digital taxation.

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