August 15, 2018
On August 14, Bloomberg Law contacted Partner Becki Kuehn for her thoughts on the possible regulatory scrutiny Google could face regarding location data collection and its privacy policies.
"The FTC recommends that if a company is going to collect sensitive data from a consumer, like geolocation information, it should seek affirmative express consent before collecting that data," Kuehn said.
Becki is the chair of Hudson Cook's Credit Reporting, Privacy and Data Security practice group. She counsels financial institutions, consumer reporting agencies, service providers and others in complying with consumer financial laws and prohibitions against unfair, deceptive or abusive trade practices.
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