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What are the Legal Consequences of Failing to Protect Consumer Data?

In September 2017, Equifax, one of the three largest credit reporting agencies in the United States, announced that it had suffered a data breach. The personal information of over 140 million people, including Social Security numbers, addresses, and birthdates, was compromised. This breach is believed to have occurred due to a website vulnerability exploited by …

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