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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

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”

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

Senator Markey and Representative Barton reintroduce Do Not Track Kids Act

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 26 2013

On November 14, 2013, the Do Not Track Kids Act (S. 1700 and H.R. 3481) was introduced in both chambers of Congress by Sen. Edward Markey (D-MA), Sen

DAA launches a consumer education campaign

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 21 2012

In January 2012, the Digital Advertising Alliance (“DAA”) launched an education campaign to inform consumers about interest-based advertising and how to take greater control of their online privacy

Location privacy under consideration

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

Location privacy has continued to spark debate in Congress and the agencies in recent months

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