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High profile data breaches spur legislative action on cyber security

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • 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 attempting to catch COPPA rule up to the technology

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • 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

Walmart argues against class certification in customer data collection case

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 4 2014

Walmart recently argued that the US District Court for the Eastern District of California should not grant class certification in a

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

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

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

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

Operator of celebrity fan sites must pay for COPPA violations

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

The operator of fan websites for celebrities including Justin Bieber, Rihanna, Demi Lovato, and Selena Gomez has agreed to settle with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over alleged violations of Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and the COPPA Rule

Mobile apps must comply with privacy and truth-in-advertising laws

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 17 2012

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently released guidance for mobile app developers