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Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 31 2010

On February 24, 2010, the FTC issued a report on the Top Consumer Complaints of 2009

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 22 2010

FTC Commissioner Pamela Jones Harbour stated that Google, Facebook, and other major U.S. companies need to “step up” their privacy protection efforts or face tougher penalties from the FTC

Legislative outlook

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 31 2011

On October 26, 2011, a bipartisan group of Congressmen led by Lamar Smith, R-Tex., Chair of the House Judiciary Committee, introduced HR 3261, the Stop Online Piracy Act, which tightens the prohibition in the Copyright Act against the unlicensed streaming of copyrighted works, such as motion pictures, music, and software applications

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

Telecom privacy news

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • March 22 2010

The State E-rate Coordinators' Alliance criticized the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) in recent comments regarding a rulemaking under the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 16 2012

The FTC will hold a workshop on April 26, 2012, titled “Paper, Plastic . . . or Mobile? An FTC Workshop on Mobile Payments”

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • 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

Legislative outlook

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 1 2011

On July 26, 2011, the Oversight Subcommittee of the House Commerce Committee held a hearing titled “Cybersecurity: An Overview of Risks to Critical Infrastructure”

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 3 2011

On September 28, 2011, Rep. Ed Markey, D-Mass., and Rep. Joe Barton, R-Tex., jointly sent a letter to the FTC requesting that it investigate Facebook's practice of recording information about websites visited by users after they log out of Facebook