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Equifax to Pay up to $700M in Data Breach Settlement

WASHINGTON — Equifax will pay up to $700 million to settle with the U.S. and states over a 2017 data breach that exposed Social Security numbers and other private information of nearly 150 million people. The settlement with the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Federal Trade Commission, as...

California May Broaden Far-Reaching Data Privacy Law

SACRAMENTO — California consumers would have more power to sue corporations for misusing their data under a proposal announced Monday to expand what already is the nation's most far-reaching law protecting personal information. The revision to the law passed last year is among several sought by Attorney General Xavier Becerra...