Oct 152014
 
 October 15, 2014  Posted by  Breaches

Brian Browdie reports:

The daily threat of cyberattacks has prompted US banks to ask for freedom from restrictions on reaching out to consumers in the event of data breaches.

Banks that call or text customers run the risk of being sued under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, a federal law from 23 years ago that aims to restrain telemarketing, the American Bankers Association said in a filing Tuesday with the Federal Communications Commission.

Read more on Quartz.

<Shrieks, “Not without explicit prior consent, please!” and runs from the room, screaming, “No, no, no!!!!!!!”

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