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New COPPA consent method gives websites greater flexibility

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 10 2014

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently approved a new method for obtaining verifiable parental consent that could make it easier for companies

A penny saved is a penny lawsuit

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 1 2012

Bidcactus LLC, a company that owns and operates a penny auction website, is facing a class action lawsuit filed by an individual that allegedly paid more than $15,000 due to poorly disclosed terms and conditions

FTC approves new COPPA safe harbor program

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 26 2014

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has recently approved the kidSAFE Seal Program's kidSAFE seal as a safe harbor program through which companies

FTC reviewing comments addressing proposed COPPA rule revisions

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 31 2012

Several industry trade groups have objected to aspects of the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) current proposed revisions to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) rule

Cookies and html 5 give rise to new privacy concerns

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 13 2010

As more and more consumers utilize the Internet for information, commerce, and entertainment, there is an ever-increasing push on the part of business and advertisers to enhance and monetize the browsing experience

Youthful indiscretions? California offers minors a clean slate

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 26 2013

Already one of the strictest states in the country when it comes to protecting online privacy, California recently passed another law that may

Never mind the NSA, privacy groups set sights on big retail

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 2 2014

With the proliferation of smart phones and other mobile devices, it has never been easier for brands and marketers to collect data about the habits

FTC action ends one robocaller company’s telemarketing business

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 1 2012

A proposed settlement agreement between the Federal Trade Commission and a Los Angeles-based telemarketing business, SBN Peripherals (dba Asia Pacific Telecom Inc.), bans the company and several others involved with the business from telemarketing

Google dodges a bullet: plaintiffs lack standing to sue over co-mingled data

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 6 2014

According to the US District Court for the Northern District of California, Google's co-mingling of the personal identification information (PII) it

Amerigas settles with Opinion Corp, ending battle over “Pissed Consumer” site

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 28 2013

In a recent case, a national propane supplier reached a settlement with an online consumer complaint website, ending a dispute over deceptive