AGs demand Meta improve account takeover protections

BALTIMORE, MD—A bipartisan coalition of 41 attorneys general, including Maryland Attorney General Anthony G. Brown, has sent a letter to Meta Platforms demanding that the company take stronger measures to protect users from account takeovers. The letter (PDF) calls on Meta to “thoroughly review its data security practices for protecting its users’ accounts from being unfairly locked out or taken […]

The U.S. Is the Most Scammed Country in the World – How Can You Protect Yourself?

The following is a sponsored post from Freedom Federal Credit Union A recent report by Social Catfish, an online investigation service, found that the U.S. is the most scammed country in the world. The good news is, with the right information, you can protect yourself from being part of next year’s stats. Who gets scammed the most? With an astounding […]

Attorney General Brown, bipartisan coalition of Attorneys General sue Meta for harming youth mental health

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Anthony G. Brown, along with 41 other state Attorneys General, filed a series of federal and state lawsuits against Meta, alleging that the company knowingly designed and deployed harmful features on Instagram and its other social media platforms with the intent of addicting children and teens, while falsely assuring the public that these features are safe […]

Attorney General Frosh joins multistate coalition in fight to end Facebook’s monopoly

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh this week joined a bipartisan coalition of 48 attorneys general in continuing to fight to “end Facebook’s illegal efforts to stifle competition and protect its monopoly power,” according to an official press release. This week, the coalition filed an appeal brief arguing that the district court’s ruling dismissing the states’ case was in […]