May 062018
 
 May 6, 2018  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Govt

Melanie Ramey writes:

Mobile phone manufacturer BLU Products, Inc. entered into a settlement agreement with the FTC last week to resolve allegations that one of BLU’s China-based vendors collected personal information about its consumers without proper consent.

The settlement agreement, which took the form of a consent order, applies not only to BLU but also to its CEO and any other companies he owns and controls.  It requires that the company clarify its disclosures regarding customer data use and protection. It also requires BLU to implement a new data security program.

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