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We'll be good this time: When asked directly if the bank plans to rein in use of its forced arbitration, Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan said “no” — because he thinks the company has improved so much in the last year, customers won’t need to sue.
"Deeply sorry": Equifax upped its estimate of how many consumers were affected in the hack from 143 million people to 145.5 million just hours before company executives were scheduled to discuss the incident with lawmakers.
Ch-ch-ch-changes: Days after Consumerist highlighted privacy concerns related to Birchbox sharing the personal addresses of gift recipients with the person who sent the gift, the company says it has changed its practices.
A helping hand: Amid a nationwide opioid epidemic, a group of attorneys general is urging Congress to pass a bill that would give more Americans access to affordable drug addiction treatment.
Breach-a-palooza: Last year, Yahoo revealed that some 1.5 billion accounts had been compromised by a data breach going back years. Now that Yahoo’s new parent company Verizon has had a chance to investigate it turns out that the number of accounts compromised by the hack was… well, every single one of them.