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FTC clarifies impact of COPPA in the educational setting

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 19 2015

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently clarified that its jurisdiction under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) does not

Online diploma mills flunk out after FTC investigation

  • Arnold & Porter LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • February 13 2015

Late last month, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) entered into consent decrees with two Florida-based online sellers of high school diplomas. The

White House summit on cybersecurity and consumer protection

  • Holland & Knight LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 13 2015

Many of the nation's leading cyber, data and privacy experts convened today at a White House Summit at Stanford University to discuss ways to improve

Landmark case won using anti-SLAPP law defense; win supports First Amendment

  • Wilson Elser
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  • USA
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  • February 10 2015

Avvo is an online legal and health professional directory and Q&A forum. It posts attorney and doctor profiles using content gathered from publicly

School’s out: COPPA’s limiting reach in the classroom

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 3 2015

On January 23, 2015, Senior Attorney Lesley Fair at the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") posted on the Agency's business blog clarifying how the

Simplifying classroom consent: the FTC’s guidance on COPPA in schools

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 29 2015

The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA") governs an online operator's collection of personal information from children, i.e., those

Responding to Yik Yak and other anonymous websites

  • Husch Blackwell LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 23 2015

Yik Yak and similar websites provide forums for students and faculty to post thoughts and comments anonymously. Although such websites are intended

Department of Defense updates its instruction for acquisitions of software and weapons systems

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 22 2015

On January 7, 2015, the U.S. Department of Defense ("DoD" or "the Department") released an update for DoD Instruction 5000.02, on the "Operation of

President Obama proposes new privacy protections for student data

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2015

On January 12, 2015, President Barack Obama unveiled a series of comprehensive proposals aimed at protecting Americans' personal and financial

White House proposes series of new cybersecurity laws and initiatives

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 13 2015

"If we're going to be connected, we've got to be protected." With those words President Barack Obama unveiled new consumer privacy legislation and