Bloomberg Law: Small Banks Urge CFPB to Phase in Open Banking Tech Requirements
February 1, 2023
Currently data aggregators such as Plaid and Yodlee use screen scraping as a key tool to facilitate data transfers between banks or other financial companies.
Banks and privacy advocates have warned about security and privacy risks associated with scraping, such as letting a third-party misuse consumer credentials or collect more data than authorized.
Data aggregators also have been accused of selling consumer data without consent, according to nonprofit Electronic Privacy Information Center.
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