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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

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

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

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

Federal regulators enforce COPPA against mobile app provider

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

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”), in coordination with the Justice Department, recently announced a settlement in the first public enforcement action applying the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) to mobile applications (“apps”

House bipartisan working group considers privacy

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 24 2013

On September 26, 2013, the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade ("Subcommittee") held the first

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

Federal Trade Commission settles charges based on allegedly false claims of U.S.EU Safe Harbor compliance

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 30 2009

The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") announced in October that it proposed to settle complaints against six U.S. companies for unfair or deceptive acts or practices related to privacy policy statements