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Developments in online privacy

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

Congress has begun considering issues that implicate online privacy

House of Representatives passes update to Video Privacy Protection Act

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 21 2011

On December 6, 2011, the House of Representatives approved legislation (H.R. 2471) authored by Rep. Goodlatte that would amend the consumer consent provisions of the Video Privacy Protection Act (“VPPA”

California’s AB 370 do not track disclosure law

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 24 2013

On September 27, 2013, California Governor Jerry Brown signed A.B. 370 into law, which changes the state's online privacy policy disclosure

Federal Trade Commission privacy report expected in November

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 19 2010

The Federal Trade Commission ("Commission") is expected to release a report recommending new privacy principles for online and offline data collection and use for marketing and advertising purposes

Senate Commerce ponders self-regulation

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 3 2012

Under the Chairmanship of Sen. Rockefeller (D-WV), the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation (the “Committee”) continues to examine issues of data privacy and consumer protection

State attorneys general to examine privacy

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 3 2012

In June, Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler was elected president of the National Association of Attorneys General (“NAAG”) and announced that his year-long presidential initiative will focus on “Privacy in the Digital Age.”

Congress considers internet control by China

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

Through various committees, initiatives, and caucuses, members of Congress have explored, and continue to explore, the issues that arise when conducting business in countries that censor the Internet and how best to advance privacy and free expression globally

DAA launches a consumer education campaign

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 21 2012

In January 2012, the Digital Advertising Alliance (“DAA”) launched an education campaign to inform consumers about interest-based advertising and how to take greater control of their online privacy

House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee identifies legislative priorities for 2012

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 21 2012

Rep. Bono Mack (R-CA), Chairman of the Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, recently identified her priorities for the Subcommittee for 2012

HHouse Energy and Commerce Committee continues to debate privacy and internet issues

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 21 2011

The House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade (“CMT Subcommittee”) is nearing the conclusion of the first session of the 112th Congress