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FTC attempting to catch COPPA rule up to the technology

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 23 2011

This month, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it is seeking comments on its proposed changes to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule (the “COPPA Rule” or the “Rule”), which was implemented to enforce the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act

Data broker Spokeo settles with FTC over alleged FCRA violations

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 9 2012

Spokeo, Inc., a data broker that compiles and sells consumer profiles, has agreed to pay $800,000 to settle charges with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC

FTC demonstrates a continued focus on cookie compliance

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 24 2012

It has been reported that Google is currently negotiating with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) regarding the size of the fine it will have to pay as a result of its alleged use of cookies to override the privacy protections that are incorporated in Apple Inc.’s Safari Internet browser

Urban Outfitters faces another lawsuit for collecting customer ZIP codes

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 20 2014

Urban Outfitters is facing yet another putative class action lawsuit over its practice of collecting customers’ ZIP codes in connection with credit

High profile data breaches spur legislative action on cyber security

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 19 2014

After a spate of high-profile data security breaches, many legislators, businesses, and consumers are asking what can be done to prevent such

PCI issues E-Commerce Guidelines

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 1 2013

The Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council released new guidelines that serve as a supplement to the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI

FTC settles with MySpace over privacy practices

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2012

The Federal Trade Commission recently agreed upon a settlement with Myspace LLC, operator of Myspace.com, regarding the company’s privacy practices

Facebook signs on to California AGs apps privacy policy initiative

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

Facebook, Inc., operator of Facebook.com, recently became the latest large website operator to sign on to California’s agreement with major mobile application companies requiring mobile privacy policy notices for apps

Zip codes have been added to the list of personal identification information by the Supreme Court of California

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 16 2011

On February 10, 2011, the Supreme Court of California decided that ZIP codes are "personal identification information" (PII) for purposes of the Song-Beverly Act (the "Act"); therefore, they may not be requested or required as a condition to accept credit cards as part of a transaction

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