Eric Schneiderman

Net Neutrality War: NYAG Leading Multi-State Fight Against Repeal 4

Net Neutrality War: NYAG Leading Multi-State Fight Against Repeal

Net Neutrality, the long-standing government policy to keep the Internet free and open, has been rolled back by the Trump administration, but the fight is far from over. States are banding together to sue in court. New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced today that he will lead a multi-state lawsuit to block the Federal Communications Commission’s rollback....
Scott Pruitt, New Trump EPA Head, Dangerous, Unqualified, Says NY AG 8

Scott Pruitt, New Trump EPA Head, Dangerous, Unqualified, Says NY AG

Scott Pruitt, who was tapped today by Donald Trump to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is “dangerous” and “unqualified” to protect the nation’s air and water, said New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman. In a blistering statement, the state’s top cop said he is “ready to use the full power” of his office to battle Pruitt if he “fails to uphold our nation’s environmental laws.”...
New York Attorney General Mobilizes to Battle Trump-Inspired Hate Crimes 10

New York Attorney General Mobilizes to Battle Trump-Inspired Hate Crimes

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman today (Nov. 17) ramped up statewide efforts to crack down on hate crimes inspired by Donald Trump’s election, vowing to protect religious and ethnic minorities, women, gays and immigrants from attacks. He launched the effort with an “urgent bulletin” to law enforcement offices that provides guidance and support to “identify, investigate, and prosecute hate crimes.”...
Barbie, Hot Wheels, American Girl Web Sites Used Illegally to Spy on Kids 16

Barbie, Hot Wheels, American Girl Web Sites Used Illegally to Spy on Kids

Barbie, Hot Wheels, American Girl and other top toy brands with their own Internet web sites were allowed by top toymakers to be used illegally to spy children under the age of 13 on behalf of marketers and advertisers, a sweeping investigation has discovered. Viacom, Mattel, JumpStart Games, Inc. and Hasbro are among the companies caught in the crackdown....
Donald Trump Still Dogged by Simmering Trump University Scandal 18

Donald Trump Still Dogged by Simmering Trump University Scandal

Donald Trump is still on the hook for potentially millions of dollars in damages arising out of a scandal and lawsuit over another of his failed ventures, Trump University. In the latest development, a judge refused to dismiss him as a defendant in a California class action. Trump was seeking a summary judgment dismissing the claims. But yesterday (Nov. 19), U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel, sitting in San Diego, denied most of Trump’s motions. ...
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