Georgia Congressman Must Withdraw His EQUIFAX-Friendly Bill

Industry watch groups are calling on Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-Ga.) to withdraw proposed legislation that would limit “remedies for consumers who are victims of credit reporting abuses.” A congressional subcommittee met to consider the legislation last Friday as news broke of Equifax’s massive data breach. Rep. Loudermilk’s legislation could drastically limit consumers’ recourse against the kinds of harm likely to flow from Equifax’s breach.Click here for the full article