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Takeaways From FTC's Settlement With Lenovo

Law360, New York (September 12, 2017, 12:02 PM EDT) -- On Sept. 5, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission announced that it had agreed, together with 32 state attorneys general, to enter into a settlement with Lenovo Inc., which allegedly preloaded some of its computers with invasive software that compromised consumers’ privacy and security protections. The settlement with Lenovo — one of the world’s largest computer manufacturers — requires Lenovo to pay $3.5 million to state regulators, implement new internal programs and be subject to reporting requirements and compliance oversight for 20 years

The Lenovo settlement reinforces...
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