A few months ago, my wife and I moved to the San Francisco Bay Area to open a new family business.
We were planning to start out as a start-up, and we were excited to start getting paid for our work.
But when we started to dig into the company’s data and analytics, we found that the business was paying people based on how much their time they spent working on the company.
My wife and her team, who are both tech-savvy and tech-minded, decided that we would sue.
It’s a process we’ll never forget.
Read More We are appealing the case to the California Fair Information Practices Commission (CFIP), the state’s data watchdog.
We have also filed an amicus brief with the FTC, arguing that our data collection violated California’s public records law.
The FTC will decide whether to take action based on its review.
Here’s what we learned from our fight.
What is data collection?