Maryland Attorney General Reaches Settlement with Google Over Location Tracking Practices

Maryland News (11/14/2022) – Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh today
announced that his Consumer Protection Division along with 39 other attorneys general have reached a $391.5 million multistate settlement with Google over its location tracking practices relating to Google Account settings.

Experian and T-Mobile Agree to Pay More than $15 Million in Response to 2015 Data Breach

BALTIMORE, MD News (11/7/2022) – Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh today announced separate settlements with Experian Information Solutions, Inc. (Experian) and T-Mobile USA, Inc. (T-Mobile) concerning a 2015 data breach experienced by Experian that compromised the personal information of more than 15 million individuals who submitted credit applications with T-Mobile.  The settlements were negotiated by a multistate work group that included 40 states and was led by the Maryland Attorney General’s Office.

A new US data privacy bill aims to give you more control over information collected about you – and make businesses change how they handle data

(8/25/2022) – With rare bipartisan support, the American Data and Privacy Protection Act recently moved out of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce by a vote of 53-2. Given the Biden administration’s responsible data practices strategy, White House support is likely.