Tag: Fair Credit Reporting Act

  • EPIC Publishes Resources on CFPB Data Broker Rulemaking 

    June 28, 2024

    As the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau considers adopting new rules under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, EPIC is publishing a series of resources about the rulemaking process and the urgent need to crack down on data brokers through the FCRA. 

    • Consumer Privacy

    • Data Brokers

    • Updates

  • EPIC Urges the CFPB Not to Delay Fair Credit Reporting Act Rulemaking 

    December 5, 2023

    EPIC joined the National Consumer Law Center and a coalition of 60 consumer, civil rights, healthcare, and advocacy organizations to urge the CFPB not to delay the agency’s planned Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) rulemaking.  

    • Consumer Privacy

    • Data Brokers

    • Updates

  • EPIC Submits Comments Calling on the CFPB to Strengthen Consumer Reporting Protections

    October 30, 2023

    Today EPIC called on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to strengthen protections for consumers in response to the CFPB's outline of proposals under consideration for its upcoming rulemaking focusing on credit reporting.

    • Consumer Privacy

    • Data Brokers

    • Updates

  • CFPB and FTC Cite TransUnion for Violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act 

    October 12, 2023

    Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Federal Trade Commission took joint action to protect consumers from violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) by TransUnion. The agencies found that TransUnion violated rules governing tenant screening and that the company failed to timely place or remove security freezes on users’ accounts.

    • Consumer Privacy

    • Data Brokers

    • Data Protection

    • Enforcement of Privacy Laws

    • Privacy Laws

    • U.S. Privacy Laws

    • Updates

  • The CFPB Moves Ahead with FCRA Rulemaking to Rein in Data Brokers

    September 28, 2023

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau took a major step last week toward establishing stronger guardrails for data brokers and better protections for consumers.

    • Consumer Privacy

    • Data Brokers

    • Analysis