Notably absent for the second year in a row were fraudulent and unwanted telephone calls.
Colorado to receive $8.3M under privacy settlement with Google
Under the national agreement, Google is required to make its location-tracking practices more clear with users
What’s Working: Colorado needs transit and truck drivers. How’s a $5,000 bonus sound?
More people are finding work and employers appear to be closer to fulfilling their job openings, but there’s still a shortage of drivers in Colorado. Of course, there’s long been a need for drivers. It’s not just a pandemic thing. A 2019 report from the American Trucking Associations laments the shortage but notes that the […]
Colorado is the third state to pass a consumer-data privacy bill. Now what?
That creepy feeling that someone is tracking your every move online was acknowledged this legislative session by lawmakers who overwhelmingly passed the Colorado Privacy Act. It gives residents the right to tell companies to stop collecting their data — and delete any personal data collected. As more states consider similar privacy measures and companies like […]
Do you know who’s tracking your online activities and storing your data? You could soon in Colorado — maybe.
After Robert Rodriguez got a COVID-19 test last year, he had to log into the testing company’s site to get his results. But to see them, he needed to verify his identity. “The questions were like, what month was your mother born, which of these four cars did you own when you were younger, what […]
Comcast raising local TV fees 57% in January; Altitude Sports missing from 2020 lineup
With no resolution in sight between the state’s largest cable TV provider and the channel that broadcasts Denver Nuggets and Colorado Avalanche games, Comcast is moving into 2020 without Altitude Sports and plans to increase a separate local-broadcast fee by 57%. Starting Jan. 1, Comcast will reduce its regional sports network fee in Colorado by […]
How California’s data privacy law will change your online experience — no matter where you live
Whether it’s a Social Security number or your mother’s maiden name, it could be easier to find out the personal data companies have about you — and ask them to delete it — starting Jan. 1. That’s when a strict California law goes into effect requiring businesses, including many in Colorado, to make changes like […]
Colorado’s consumer protection laws are getting much tougher — and that could help with the state’s opioid lawsuit
Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser campaigned on a platform of protecting the state’s consumers from bad-acting businesses. But when he took office in January, he quickly believed that the state’s laws provided him with an arsenal of spitballs to battle a problem that really needed a cannonball-sized solution. “I took office and very quickly there […]