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Consumer Protection

  • In 2015, Ellen advocated the passage of the Student Information Protection Act, which prohibits online educational sites, services, and applications from using student information for any purpose other than education.

  • In 2017, Ellen led the way on House Bill 2090, requiring businesses to follow the terms of their online privacy policies that consumers agree to before downloading an app or other online tool. The law updates Oregon’s Unlawful Trade Practices Act (UTPA) to cover online privacy policies so that businesses will be held accountable when they do not follow their own privacy rules.

  • In June 2017, Ellen’s Senate Bill 253 was signed into law, requiring proactive transparency between colleges and their students about individuals’ debt and what the potential total payment over the life of the loan could be.

  • Ellen led the way on House Bill 2395, which was signed into law In August 2019. The law tightens the regulation of IoT, also known as the "internet of things," requiring manufacturers to provide reasonable data security for all the consumer devices which are rapidly filling our lives and homes.

Oregon is a special place. As Attorney General, I am working hard to keep it that way for future generations of Oregonians.Oregon is a special place. As Attorney General, I am working hard to keep it that way for future generations of Oregonians.

Meet Ellen

As a prosecutor and judge, Ellen Rosenblum has spent her career fighting for and protecting the people of Oregon.

Now, as our Attorney General, she's standing up for the most vulnerable Oregonians, our seniors and diverse communities, small businesses, and all the people of Oregon.

Read more about Ellen