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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

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

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

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

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

Swiping customers’ driver’s licenses may steer Best Buy into trouble

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

It is a common practice for retailers to collect customers’ personal information when processing the exchange or return of merchandise

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