USA vs Monument Inc

The first domino in addiction privacy enforcement?

USA vs Monument Inc

Monumental addiction privacy settlement?

On April 11, 2024, the FTC and DOJ resolved their complaint against Monument, a digital alcohol addiction treatment service. Monument was found to violate both Section 5 of the FTC Act (deceptive practices) and the Opioid Addiction Recovery Fraud Prevention Act of 2018 (deceptive practices related to addiction treatment and recovery). This landmark case establishes key precedents related to digital addiction treatment and privacy.

What did Monument do?

As the complaint reads, Monument was: