Tag Archives: CFPB

CFPB Thunderdome (E41)

Two Acting Directors enter, one Acting Director leaves? We break down what’s going on at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and why it matters who runs it. We also discuss a very important privacy case that will be argued before the Supreme Court on November 29 called United States v. Carpenter. We talk the latest on the Trump tax scam and Ajit Pai’s plan to kill net neutrality, and read some great listener mail!

MENTIONED ON THE SHOW

Report: Too many being sent to Allegheny County Jail

Why the CFPB matters: a Twitter thread

Why Leandra English is the legitimate Acting Director

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Email Privacy Laws, and Rep. Aaron Schock (E04)

We discuss legislation to bring our electronic communication laws out of the big hair era, the latest news on Rep. Aaron Schock, and how much he sets off our gaydar (the segment “Queen Please” is dedicated to him), why Bill Bratton should quit his job, and the fine print buried in your bank contract that denies you the right to your day in court should your bank rip you off.

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