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FTC: Set strong rules on what data companies can share


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The revelation that H&R Block, TaxAct, and TaxSlayer tracked consumers’ personal information from their tax preparation websites, and sent that data to Facebook and Google for at least two years, underscores the urgent need to hold giant corporations accountable when they play fast and loose with our most private information!

Join us in calling on federal regulators to use their power to hold these companies accountable if they violated existing law – and urge the FTC to set strong rules on what companies are and aren't allowed to do with consumer data.

To: Federal Trade Commission, Internal Revenue Service, Department of Justice

We demand you investigate online tax preparation firms H&R Block, TaxAct, and TaxSlayer that shared consumers’ most personal financial information with Facebook (Meta) and Google, and hold them accountable if they violated existing law. And we call on the FTC to immediately move forward with its Commercial Surveillance and Data Security Rulemaking, which should set strong, clear rules that limit what companies are allowed to do with our most sensitive, personal data.