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Congress holds hearings on preventing data breaches

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 4 2014

In the aftermath of recent data breaches, the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs' Subcommittee on National Security and International Trade

Senate Judiciary Committee passes data security legislation

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 3 2011

Multiple Senate committees are considering data security and breach notification legislation, following the White House’s endorsement of such legislation earlier this year

FTC modifies COPPA rule proposal

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 10 2012

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has released a new set of proposed amendments in its ongoing review of its Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) regulations

New breach notification standards for health information

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 4 2013

The Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") issued final omnibus HITECH Regulations on January 17, 2013.2 The HITECH Act was signed into law

Congressional Privacy Caucus considers children’s and teens’ online privacy

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 21 2011

On December 14, 2011, the House Congressional Privacy Caucus (“Caucus”) convened its first briefing of the 112th Congress and examined protecting children and teens online

FTC warns data companies of potential FCRA violations

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 17 2013

On May 7, 2013, the Federal Trade Commission (the "FTC" or "Commission") issued warning letters to ten companies described as "data brokers," based

Senate Commerce ponders self-regulation

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 3 2012

Under the Chairmanship of Sen. Rockefeller (D-WV), the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation (the “Committee”) continues to examine issues of data privacy and consumer protection

State attorneys general to examine privacy

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 3 2012

In June, Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler was elected president of the National Association of Attorneys General (“NAAG”) and announced that his year-long presidential initiative will focus on “Privacy in the Digital Age.”

2009 U.S.EU Safe Harbor conference

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • November 30 2009

From November 16-18, 2009, the U.S. Department of Commerce hosted a conference in Washington, DC in cooperation with the European Commission Article 29 Working Party on Data Protection to address cross border data flows, protection, and privacy

Congress considers internet control by China

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • China, USA
  • -
  • April 26 2010

Through various committees, initiatives, and caucuses, members of Congress have explored, and continue to explore, the issues that arise when conducting business in countries that censor the Internet and how best to advance privacy and free expression globally