Oregon DOJ News

Attorney General Rosenblum Asks FTC to Strengthen Online Protections for Children

Oregon Attorney General Rosenblum joined a bipartisan coalition of 25 State Attorneys General to submit a comment letter to the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) asking the agency to strengthen its rules prohibiting websites, mobile applications, and digital marketing companies from collecting personal information from children under the age of 13, and using that information to… View Article

Posted in Media Release, Privacy on December 10, 2019

AG Rosenblum Sues Johnson & Johnson for Deceptive Marketing of Pelvic Mesh Devices

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum today filed a lawsuit in Multnomah County Circuit Court against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and its subsidiary Ethicon, Inc. for deceptively marketing transvaginal surgical mesh devices to women in Oregon by failing to disclose the dangerous complications sometimes arising from the devices. According to the complaint, at least 3,700 Oregon… View Article

Posted in Media Release on December 3, 2019

Tips for Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday

Scam Alert Today is Cyber Monday and tomorrow is Giving Tuesday. In other words, today we’re taking advantage of online sales, and tomorrow we’re using the web to support important causes. Computers and mobile phones make all of this so easy-and, for the most part, that is a good thing. First, though, are you asking important questions… View Article

Posted in Consumer Protection, News on December 2, 2019

Oregon Sunshine Committee 2019 Public Notice

The Oregon Sunshine Committee will meet Monday, November 25, from 1:30 to 4:30 PM. The meeting will be held in Hearing Room 343 of the Oregon State Capitol, 900 Court St. NE, Salem, OR 97301. The primary agenda item will be consideration of a proposed recommendation to the Oregon State Legislature regarding bulk data and… View Article

Posted in Media Release, Public Records Reform on November 12, 2019

Closed School Discharge Extended for Some Students; Including Art Institute of Portland

At the urging of Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum and a bipartisan group of 29 state Attorneys General, U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced today that she will extend closed school discharge to a small number of former Dream Center students who were not previously eligible. This extension will mean some additional students who attended… View Article

Posted in Media Release, Student Loan Debt on November 12, 2019