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Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • European Union, France, USA
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  • March 5 2012

On February 24, 2012, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) lawsuit to compel the FTC to enforce the Google consent order prior to March 1, 2012, the date on which Google implemented the announced consolidation of its privacy policies

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 21 2011

On March 11, 2011, the FTC announced its settlement agreement with social networking site Twitter to resolve charges that Twitter deceived consumers and put their privacy at risk by failing to safeguard their personal information

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
  • -
  • 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

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 8 2012

Google, Apple, Facebook, and Twitter, among others, have filed comments opposing the FTC’s further proposed modifications to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule

Legislative outlook

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 6 2012

On February 8, 2012, the House Communications Subcommittee will hold a hearing titled “Cybersecurity: Threats to Communications Networks and Private-Sector Responses” at 9:30 am Eastern in Room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 28 2010

The FTC and Twitter have reached an agreement to settle the agency's investigation into security breaches that put Twitter users' privacy at risk

Telecom privacy news

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • Italy, USA
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  • March 31 2010

A court in Italy has convicted three Google executives of charges that they violated Italian law by allowing a video showing an autistic teenager being bullied to be posted online