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Federal scrutiny of evolving media practices continues to evolve

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 23 2011

The Federal government, so far as online advertising, privacy and data security practices are concerned, roared into March 2011 like a lion, but hardly left like a lamb

Facebook apps transmit unauthorized links to personal data

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 28 2010

A recent Wall Street Journal investigative report describes how certain Facebook apps (third party applications running on the Facebook platform) send personal information to advertisers and third party tracking companies in violation of the Facebook Privacy Policy and the Facebook agreements binding the app companies

A reminder from the FTC: adhere to your privacy policies

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 26 2012

Earlier this week, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) settled claims against a web analytics company involving allegations that the information it collected about users’ web browsing habits exceeded that which it stated in its privacy policy and FAQs

Companies with web sites and apps should learn from recent FTC suit involving web site analytics

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 26 2012

Analytics are crucial for web site and mobile app operators to understand their audience in order to provide a better user experience and to improve traffic and sales

New ways to get parental consent to collect data from children emerging under COPPA

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 13 2014

The regulations restricting data collection from children under the federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA") were greatly expanded

$3 million COPPA settlement announced by FTC

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 13 2011

On May 12, 2011 the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced an agreement settling claims that Playdom, Inc., a leading publisher of social games and virtual worlds, violated the Commission’s Children’s Online Privacy Rule (COPPA) and Section 5 of the FTC Act in connection with the operation of a number of online virtual world games

Europe prepares for e-commerce overhaul - the digital single market’s call for change

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • September 6 2011

In late September 2011, the European Commission is expected to announce changes to the e-commerce regulatory environment in Europe

The UK government’s cyber essentials scheme launched on 7 April 2014 will it have any impact on the cyber-security landscape?

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 14 2014

The Scheme (in its own words) "identifies the security controls that organisations must have in place within their IT system in order to have

Use of the internet in the fight against corruption: the Google decision and the law of unintended consequences

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 29 2014

The great irony of the European Court of Justice's ("CJEU") decision concerning Google and the 'right to be forgotten' is that the original

Payroll taxpresident's 2013 budgethighway legislationCybersecurity Act of 2012

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 21 2012

The opening work period of the second session of the 112th Congress concluded last Friday, finishing one of the busier weeks in recent memory