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    Rise in Subprime Loans

    Annamaria Andriotis talked by uplink from New York City about The Wall Street Journal's new report on the large increase in the issuing of subprime loans in 2014, which are given to those…

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    White House Executive Action on Cybersecurity

    Catherine Lotrionte talked about the previous day’s federal summit on cybersecurity, during which President Obama signed an executive order implementing improvements in information…

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    White House Cybersecurity Summit Introductory Remarks

    Lisa Monaco and Jeffrey Zients talked about the Obama administration’s focus on cybersecurity and the need for the public and private sectors to work together, especially on…

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    Cybersecurity and Business Leaders

    Panelists talked about businesses' approaches to cybersecurity. Speakers included MasterCard President Ajay Banga, Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker and Intel President Renee…

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    Book Discussion on A Destiny of Choice?

    David Blanke talked about the book A Destiny of Choice? New Direction in American Consumer History, which he co-edited with David Steigerwald. In the book, they examine the…

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    Data Security Breach Legislation

    Cybersecurity expert and representatives from the retail and banking sectors testified at a Senate Commerce subcommittee hearing on preventing data breaches affecting consumers and…

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    Efforts to Regulate the Payday Loan Industry

    Dennis Shaul talked about the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s efforts to regulate the payday loan industry. He talked about why lenders such as the members of the…

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    Cybersecurity Efforts

    Former White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard Schmidt talked about Obama administration efforts to improve the nation’s ability to fight cyber attacks on consumers.

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    President Obama Remarks on Consumer Protection and Privacy

    President Obama spoke about cyber threats, identity theft, and consumer privacy. In announcing new protective measures, the president said, “If we’re goign to be connected,…

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    Consumer Information Protection

    John Breyault talked about he National Consumers League’s push for the 114th Congress to strengthen consumer protections and improve the security of consumer information from cyber…

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    Payday Lending

    Michael Calhoun talked about the payday lending industry and its regulation. He discussed the uses and abuses of various quick loans and how they can negatively effect borrowers by…

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    Communicators with Mary Gray

    Mary Gray talked about the ethical questions raised by personal data collection on the Internet and how those data are being used for commercial and academic purposes. Ms. Gray is…

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    Data Breach Protections for Consumers

    Ed Mierzwinski talked about he state of congressional efforts to provide further protections for consumers who have their credit card and other personal information stolen through data…

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    Defining Privacy

    “Defining Privacy Interests” was the first session of the public meeting on “Defining Privacy” held at the Washington Marriott Georgetown Hotel. The Privacy and…

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    Counterterrorism Privacy Issues and Technology

    Panelists talked about the oversight role of Congress at the intersection of privacy and technology. Annie Anton said that as terrorists and criminals were getting smarter than ever,…

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    State of Cybersecurity

    Panelists talked about whether progress was being made to protect public and private cyber networks.  “Cybersecurity ​Framework ​Gut ​Check-Are ​We ​Making…

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    President Obama on Consumer Financial Security

    President Obama spoke at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau about his administration’s efforts to protect Americans' financial security. He then signed an executive order…

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    Communicators with Wade Baker

    Wade Baker, the creator of a yearly report from Verizon on worldwide data breaches, talked about the scale and types of data breaches that were occurring and recommended ways to reduce the…

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    Communicators on Media Mergers

    Michael Copps and Robert McDowell talked about media merger proposals, including the proposed AT&T-DirecTV merger and the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger. They discussed the…

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    U.S. Spending and Economic Wellbeing

    Ian Mead and Mark Hamrick talked about two reports from the Bureau of Economic Analysis on U.S. household spending and economic wellbeing through the recession of the late 2000s and the…

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