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D.C. Attorney General Urged to Probe Proctors’ Privacy Methods (1)

Dec. 9, 2020, 7:28 PM; Updated: Dec. 9, 2020, 8:19 PM

D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine should investigate the data collection practices of several online test proctoring companies, a privacy rights group urged in a Wednesday letter.

The companies’ “excessive collection of personal information” constitutes unfair and deceptive trade practices in violation of the D.C. Consumer Protection Procedures Act and the Federal Trade Commission Act, the Electronic Privacy Information Center alleged in its Dec. 9 complaint sent to Racine’s (D) office.

The companies targeted by the group’s complaint include ProctorU Inc., Respondus Inc., Proctorio Inc., Examity Inc., and Honorlock Inc.

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