Robert Weissman quoted in The Washington Post about Equifax

The Washington Post

By Rachel Siegel

Robert Weissman, the president of Public Citizen, a nonprofit consumer advocacy group, said there should be more oversight for how companies — including credit-monitoring firms — gather and protect consumer data.

The Equifax case “highlights the challenges of having remedies in these circumstances,” Weissman said. “The limitless corporate surveillance that underlies the business model of so many companies is really problematic.”

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