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NY legislator introduces Online Consumer Protection Act

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 17 2009

In the state of New York, Assemblyman Richard L. Brodsky introduced on January 7, 2009, the “Online Consumer Protection Act” (the “bill” or the “Act”), which would permit consumers to elect not to have their data collected online for use to deliver relevant ads to them

The Embarq decision

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 16 2013

10th Circuit Clarifies No ECPA Liability for Behavioral Advertising Participant A federal appellate court in Denver recently upheld summary judgment

Developments in online privacy

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 31 2009

Congress has begun considering issues that implicate online privacy

NTIA requests comments on expiration of joint project agreement with ICANN

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • Global, USA
  • -
  • May 31 2009

A presidential directive in 1997 instructed the U.S. Commerce Department to privatize the Internet’s domain name and addressing system (“DNS”), with the goal of increasing competition and international involvement in its management

Federal Trade Commission and state attorneys general continue to examine blogs

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 17 2009

The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") and state law enforcement agencies are closely scrutinizing the practice of using fake blogs or "flogs" to generate interest in an advertiser’s products and services

Federal Trade Commission announces roundtable discussion on privacy

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 17 2009

The Federal Trade Commission ("Commission") recently announced that it will hold a series of public roundtable discussions beginning on December 7, 2009, to address developing challenges to consumer privacy created by new technology and business practices

Federal Trade Commission and Congress consider children’s online privacy

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 2 2010

Children's online privacy has once again risen to the top of the agenda for the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC" or "Commission") and the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation's Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance ("Senate Commerce Subcommittee"

Twitter settles with Federal Trade Commission in agency’s first case against a social networking service

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 2 2010

In June, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") settled its first case brought against a social networking service under Section 5 of the FTC Act

Office of Management and Budget changes guidance on cookie use by government agencies

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 2 2010

For the past ten years, the federal government, through the Office of Management and Budget's ("OMB") June 22, 2000 Memorandum on Privacy Policies and Data Collection on Federal Web Sites, effectively prohibited federal government sites from using cookies to collect data from visitors

Federal Trade Commission announces review of COPPA Rule

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 26 2010

On March 24, 2010, the Federal Trade Commission ("Commission") announced that it was commencing a review of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule ("COPPA Rule"), which implements the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA"