Information Policy Institute encourages Congress to enact a rational and uniform national law on consumer credit file freezing

The Information Policy Institute today released a white paper endorsing the enactment of a rational and uniform national consumer credit file freeze law. “File freeze legislation enacted in the states gives roughly one-third of all Americans some ability to freeze their credit report. These laws, however, are all over the map. Given the existence of […]

IPI study examines alternatives for underserved consumers to receive better access to mainstream credit system

As many as 35 million Americans could potentially qualify for credit from mainstream lenders by using alternative financial data in consumer reports, according to a new study released today at a symposium on consumer credit hosted by the Information Policy Institute and Experianâ, a global information solutions company. “This study finds that data from utility […]

IPI President to Serve on DHS Privacy Advisory Committee

Dr. Michael A. Turner, President and Senior Scholar of the Information Policy Institute, has been selected by the Department of Homeland Security to serve on the Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee (DHS Privacy Advisory Committee). “It’s an honor to be selected to serve on this committee,” said Dr. Turner. “I look forward to working […]