Alerts

2005

  • PRC's Privacy Update No. 3, Iss. 6 (December 18, 2005)
  • Popular Online Investing Attracts Identity Thieves and Phishing Scams (November 13, 2005)
  • PRC's Privacy Update No. 3, Iss. 5 (October 22, 2005)
  • Telephone Call for Jury Duty May be a Scam (September 7, 2005)
  • Don't Be Scammed by Hurricane Katrina Fraudsters (September 7, 2005)
  • It's Back-to-School Time: Parents, Do You Know Where Your Child's School Records Are? (September 3, 2005)
  • PRC's Privacy Update No. 3, Iss. 4 (August 25, 2005)
  • New Look for Prescreened Credit and Insurance Offers (August 22, 2005)
  • FTC Sues Imposter Web Sites Offering "Free Credit Reports" (August 20, 2005)
  • Groups Warn of Privacy Risks in Employment Screening (August 8, 2005)
  • Call Don't Click Update: Still Be Smart about Ordering Federally Mandated Free Credit Reports (July 17, 2005)
  • 2005 CardSystems Security Breach, Affecting 40 Million Cardholders (June 18, 2005)
  • FTC Disposal Rule: Does it Apply to You? (June 3, 2005)
  • PRC's Privacy Update No. 3, Iss. 3 (May 18, 2005)
  • Bogus Email Claims Cell Phone Numbers Being Released to Marketers (April 22, 2005)
  • PRC's Privacy Update No. 3, Iss. 2 (March 13, 2005)
  • Privacy Advocates Call for Tough Regulation of Financial Data and Stronger Identity Theft Protections (March 1, 2005)
  • World Privacy Forum and Privacy Rights Clearinghouse Ask the FTC to Immediately Stop Credit Bureaus From Blocking Web Links to www.AnnualCreditReport.com (February 28, 2005)
  • Consumers in Midwest States Can Get Free Credit Reports Starting March 1, 2005 (February 28, 2005)
  • Groups Ask the FTC to Immediately Stop Credit Bureaus From Blocking Web Links to www.AnnualCreditReport.com (February 28, 2005)
  • Call Don't Click: Why It Is Smarter to Order a Federally Mandated Credit Report Via the Phone Instead of the Internet (February 25, 2005)
  • The ChoicePoint Data Security Breach (Feb. '05): What It Means for You (February 19, 2005)
  • Request Disclosure of Information Sharing Under California's Shine the Light Act (February 15, 2005)
  • PRC's Privacy Update No. 3, Iss. 1 (January 26, 2005)
  • 2004

  • PRC's Privacy Update No. 2, Iss. 9 (December 30, 2004)
  • California's "Shine the Light" Law Goes into Effect Jan. 1, 2005 (December 29, 2004)
  • PRC's Privacy Update No. 2, Iss. 8 (December 9, 2004)
  • Consumers Can Get Free “Specialty” Consumer Reports Starting December 1, 2004 (November 29, 2004)
  • Federal Trade Commission Releases Web Site and Phone Number for Free Credit Reports (November 23, 2004)
  • The Return Exchange: Q & A (November 18, 2004)
  • Consumers in West Coast States Can Get Free Credit Reports Starting December 1, 2004 (November 17, 2004)
  • Phishing Emails Can Lead to Domain Registration for Scam Web Sites (November 12, 2004)
  • PRC Portrayed in Lifetime Movie: Identity Theft - The Michelle Brown Story (October 30, 2004)
  • PRC's Privacy Update No. 2, Iss. 7 (October 27, 2004)
  • PRC Opposes Calif. Proposition 64 (October 14, 2004)
  • Online Information Brokers and Your Privacy (October 1, 2004)
  • Why the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse Opposes California Proposition 69: “DNA Samples. Collection. Database. Funding. Initiative Statute” (September 28, 2004)
  • PRC's Privacy Update No. 2, Iss. 6 (September 17, 2004)
  • Privacy Groups Urge Gov. Schwarzenegger to Veto Spyware Bill (September 12, 2004)
  • Privacy Rights and the Marketing of Confidential Medical Information: Questions and Answers on the Case of the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse (PRC) v. Albertsons (September 9, 2004)
  • Have You Received Unsolicited Marketing Letters or Phone Calls Regarding Your Personal Prescriptions? Tell us! (September 1, 2004)
  • PRC's Privacy Update No. 2, Iss. 5 (August 9, 2004)
  • The Work Number's Employment Database May Contain Inaccurate Information Reported by Employer (July 21, 2004)
  • Survey Finds Most Online Pharmacies Do Not Give HIPAA Privacy Notices (July 13, 2004)
  • PRC Applauds Court Decision Upholding California's SB 1 on Financial Privacy (July 1, 2004)
  • California's Online Privacy Protection Act Goes into Effect July 1: Requires Internet Merchants to Post a Privacy Policy (June 28, 2004)
  • PRC's Privacy Update No. 2, Iss. 4 (June 25, 2004)
  • Google's New Email Service, Gmail, Under Fire for Privacy Concerns, Possible Wiretap Law Violations (June 1, 2004)
  • PRC Recommends Wireless Cell Phone 411 Directory Should be Complete Opt In (May 21, 2004)
  • PRC's Privacy Update No. 2, Iss. 3 (May 12, 2004)
  • Thirty-One Privacy and Civil Liberties Organizations Urge Google to Suspend Gmail (April 6, 2004)
  • PRC's Privacy Update No. 2, Iss. 2 (April 2, 2004)
  • Google's Email Service 'Gmail' Sacrifices Privacy for Extra Storage Space (April 2, 2004)
  • Prevent Identity Theft with Responsible Information-Handling Practices in the Workplace (March 1, 2004)
  • PRC's Privacy Update No. 2, Iss. 1 (February 24, 2004)
  • Consumers on the Do Not Call Registry Allege Telemarketing Calls by Mortgage Concepts (January 12, 2004)
  • 2003

  • PRC's Privacy Update No. 1, Iss. 8 (December 17, 2003)
  • Bogus Job Ads Attempt to Obtain Consumer Bank Account Data (December 11, 2003)
  • RFID Position Statement of Consumer Privacy and Civil Liberties Organizations (November 20, 2003)
  • Compliance vs. Communication: Readability of HIPAA Notices (Hochhauser) (November 1, 2003)
  • Oct. 2003: PRC's Privacy Update Newsletter (October 30, 2003)
  • PRC Takes Aim at CAPPS II (September 30, 2003)
  • Sept. 2003: PRC's Privacy Update Newsletter (September 26, 2003)
  • Do Not Call Registry is "Fully Up and Running": Updates on Court Challenges and Enforcement Actions (September 24, 2003)
  • Groups Oppose Data Mining of Health Information by Financial Institutions (September 10, 2003)
  • Identity Theft Surveys and Studies: How Many Identity Theft Victims Are There? What Is the Impact on Victims? (September 1, 2003)
  • Aug. 2003: PRC's Privacy Update Newsletter (August 29, 2003)
  • California Financial Information Privacy Act: Senate Bill 1 (Speier & Burton) (August 26, 2003)
  • July 2003: PRC's Privacy Update Newsletter (July 31, 2003)
  • Watch Out for "Phishing" Emails Attempting to Capture Your Personal Information (July 21, 2003)
  • June 2003: PRC's Privacy Update Newsletter (June 24, 2003)
  • California Security Breach Notification Law Goes into Effect July 1, 2003 (June 23, 2003)
  • April 2003: PRC's Privacy Update Newsletter (April 11, 2003)
  • April 2003: PRC's Privacy Update Newsletter (April 11, 2003)
  • California Identity Theft Laws (April 1, 2003)
  • California Do-Not-Call Registry Is Merging with the Federal List (March 31, 2003)
  • Resume Database Nightmare: Job Seeker Privacy at Risk (February 19, 2003)
  • Documents Reveal Serious Job Seeker Resume Privacy Violations (February 18, 2003)
  • Poll: 91% Voter Support For Financial Privacy Initiative (February 10, 2003)
  • Promises of Telemarketing Do-Not-Call Lists And What to Do While You Wait (January 20, 2003)
  • May 2003: PRC's Privacy Update Newsletter ()