On December 15, the Florida PIRG Education Fund, along with the League of Women Voters of Florida and Rock the Vote, filed a lawsuit in federal court in Tallahassee challenging Florida’s onerous new restrictions on community-based voter registration drives on the basis that they violate both the U.S. Constitution and the National Voter Registration Act.
Today Facebook settled a privacy complaint with the Federal Trade Commission. The FTC says Facebook "deceived consumers by telling them they could keep their information on Facebook private, and then repeatedly allowing it to be shared and made public." Read the FTC's full statement here.
Representative Alice Wolf of Cambridge, a cosponsor of the Updated Bottle Bill, stopped by our trick–or–treat-themed rally at the statehouse to speak with students and community activists. The event was a huge success— MASSPIRG students delivered over 15,000 petitions to the legislature!