Jan 23 2015
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson has proposed legislation with bipartisan support to outlaw 'ticket bot' software used to inflate online ticket prices, often by four times or more their face value.
Jan 6 2015
Attorney General calls for enhanced data security law to protect consumers as part of 2015 legislative agenda
OLYMPIA — Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson has introduced bipartisan legislation that will strengthen Washington’s data breach notification law to help Washingtonians protect their personal information.
Jan 28 2014
CONSUMER ALERT: How secure is your personal information? Data Privacy Day empowers privacy protection
After high-profile national data breaches, Attorney General’s Office encourages consumers to safeguard data In recognition of Data Privacy Day, the Washington Attorney General’s Office (AGO) is urging businesses and individuals to take a moment to learn how to better protect information.
Dec 6 2013
Secretary of State Kim Wyman, Attorney General Bob Ferguson and AARP are urging Washington residents to make wise choices when giving money to charity and avoid unscrupulous fundraising groups during the holidays and afterward.
Nov 18 2013
Washington helped lead $17M multi-state settlement with Google Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced today that his office, along with 36 states and the District of Columbia, entered into a settlement with Google Inc. for tracking information on Apple’s Safari web browser.
Nov 13 2013
The Washington State Attorney General’s Office (AGO) has filed suit against an Ohio-based Internet business for failing to disclose its service charge and not fully refunding customers.
Nov 12 2013
The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) has filed a lawsuit against an Internet based company in Colville, Wash. for violations of the Consumer Protection Act.
Oct 7 2013
STOP.THINK.CONNECT.™ Campaign Encourages Awareness During Cyber Security Month Better Business Bureau serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington and the Washington State Attorney General’s Office are proud to announce their participation as partners of STOP.THINK.CONNECT.™, a global cyber security awareness campaign to help digital citizens stay safer and more secure online.
Jul 3 2013
Progress has been made to protect consumer privacy, but concerns remain SEATTLE—Attorney General Bob Ferguson, joined by 22 other state attorneys general, announced progress in their effort to work with Google to improve how it protects consumer privacy, and called on the company to offer greater transparency and more meaningful privacy controls.
May 1 2013
Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s High-Tech Unit has secured a $97,000 settlement with ZookaWare, an Arizona-based software company, and its owner for engaging in unfair and deceptive practices against consumers over the last several years.