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Telecom privacy news

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • South Korea, USA
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  • August 16 2010

Police in South Korea raided Google's office in Seoul to obtain data regarding StreetView as part of its investigation into whether Google unlawfully has taken and stored personal wireless data

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 18 2011

As previously reported, on July 12, 2011, the FTC and the Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crime held a forum titled “Stolen Futures: A Forum on Child Identity Theft.”

Legislative outlook

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 26 2010

On July 27, 2010, the US Senate Commerce Committee will hold a hearing titled "Consumer Online Privacy" at 2:30 pm Eastern in 253 Russell Senate Office Building

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation

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

On June 22, 2012, Facebook signed on to California’s Joint Statement of Principles which addresses privacy policies for mobile apps

Telecom privacy news

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 8 2010

The FCC's Enforcement Bureau announced the issuance of 13 Notices of Apparent Liability (NALs) to telecom service providers that, it said, failed to submit an annual Customer Proprietary Network Information compliance certificate as required under Commission rules

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 6 2010

On December 1, 2010, the FTC released its much-anticipated staff report on online privacy which proposes a broad framework for regulating the commercial use of information gathered from consumers' online activities

Legislative outlook

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • May 24 2010

On May 20, 2010, Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John (“Jay”) Rockefeller, IV, D-W.Va., introduced S. 3386, the Restore Online Shoppers’ Confidence Act

Telecom privacy news

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 9 2010

According to the official Facebook blog, its users now have greater control over how much of their personal information is disclosed to developers of applications that are available on the social networking site, such as games and quizzes

Telecom privacy news

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 28 2010

On June 24, 2010, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) lended its support to Amazon.com in its lawsuit against the North Carolina Department of Revenue, which seeks to avoid providing its customers’ personally identifiable information (PII) relating to North Carolina residents’ purchases

Telecom privacy news

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 20 2010

The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) has filed a lawsuit in the US District Court for the District of Columbia against the National Security Agency (NSA) alleging that it has violated the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA