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    Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Semiannual Report

    Richard Cordray testified at a hearing on his Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) most recent semi-annual reports detailing the agency’s activities. Members questioned Mr. Cordray…

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    Federal Response to Financial Fraud

    John Breyault talked about financial fraud and the National Consumers League’s push for the 115th Congress to do more to protect consumers.

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    Wells Fargo Investigation

    Laura Keller talked about the findings of a six-month internal investigation of Wells Fargo accounts created without authorization from bank customers. She spoke via video link from New…

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    Airline Passenger Rights

    Bart Jansen talked about airline passengers' rights and the federal government’s role when it comes to how passengers are treated.

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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on the question, “Should Congress do more to protect airline passengers' rights?” The question refers to video made by a United Airlines…

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    Communicators with Representative Mike Doyle

    Representative Mike Doyle (D-PA) talked about telecommunications issues, including the recent repeal of Obama administration internet privacy rules, the outlook for net neutrality,…

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    Communicators with Jonathan Spalter

    Jonathan Spalter talked about the internet and telecom industries and legislation passed by Congress that repeals Federal Communications Commission (FCC) consumer privacy rules for internet…

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    Open Phones on Internet Privacy

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on a question about new internet privacy rules. Congress recently passed legislation that repeals Federal Communications…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on the question, “Are you concerned about new internet privacy rules?” The question refers to legislation passed by…

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    Ali Breland on Changes to Internet Privacy Rules

    Ali Breland talked about the previous-day House vote on a resolution to repeal Federal Communications Commission (FCC) consumer privacy rules for internet service providers that were put in…

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    Senior Citizens and Financial Fraud

    Witnesses that included a victim of an IRS impersonation scam and federal officials testified at a hearing on financial fraud targeting senior citizens. Some of the schemes involved purported sweepstakes winnings,…

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    Communicators with Gary Shapiro

    Gary Shapiro, president and chief executive officer of the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), talked about the major technology issues facing Congress and the Trump administration. He spoke about…

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    Cable and Satellite Television Customer Service

    Cable and satellite television executives testified about their industry’s customer service and billing practices. Senators presented stories from personal and constituents' experiences,…

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    Unauthorized Wells Fargo Accounts

    Wells Fargo Chair and CEO John Stumpf appeared before the Senate Banking Committee to discuss his company’s settlement with federal officials in which Wells Fargo agreed to pay $185 million…

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    EpiPen Price Increases

    The chief executive officer of Mylan testified at a hearing on her company’s price increase on its EpiPen, an anti-anaphylaxis injection medication. Lawmakers from both parties questioned Heather…

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    Cyber Security and Social Media

    Marcus Rogers talked about the risks of cyber footprints and how personal data is collected and used by marketers, government, law enforcement, insurance companies, employers, and others. The “Cyber Security and Social…

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    2016 Hearings in Review

    Portions of four notable House and Senate hearings of 2016 were shown: The March 17, 2016, House hearing “Flint, Michigan Drinking Water Contamination” (program ID 406540-1) with commentary by Melissa Nann Burke in a video…

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    AT&T-Time Warner Proposed Merger

    Chief executive officers Randall Stephenson of AT&T and Jeffrey Bewkes of Time Warne, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, and other telecommunications experts testified at a hearing on possible…

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    Privacy, Security and Autonomous Machines, Morning Session

    Specialists talked about consumer privacy and the legal considerations, restrictions, and implications of mass data collection and sharing. They spoke at a Carnegie Endowment for…

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    Cyberattacks and the Internet of Things

    Two House Energy and Commerce subcommittees held a joint hearing about the cybersecurity of various everyday electronic and internet-connected devices. Committee members heard from…

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