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In the courts

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 7 2011

On March 1, 2011, the United States Supreme Court reversed the Third Circuit Court of Appeals to hold that the FCC was correct in refusing the apply the "personal privacy" exemption of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to AT&T

Legislative outlook

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 17 2010

Rep. Rick Boucher, D-Va., released a draft bill last week aimed at strengthening consumer data protections

Legislative outlook

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 4 2011

Rep. Bono-Mack, R-Cal., and Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., are spearheading this Congress’s review of privacy issues at the request of House Commerce Committee Chair Fred Upton, R-Mich., and have announced a series of hearings to begin with a session on July 14, 2011, titled “Internet Privacy: The Views of the FTC, the FCC, and NTIA.”

FTC

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 17 2010

On December 8, 2010, the US House of Representatives passed S. 3987, the Red Flag Program Clarification Act of 2010

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 11 2011

The social network gaming company Zynga, which created games such as "Farmville", has introduced an innovative way of explaining its privacy policies in a new game called "Privacyville"

New markets: smart grid and e-health

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 28 2013

This past week, Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga., unveiled a discussion draft of a new bill he's calling the Application Privacy, Protection and Security

Telecom privacy news

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 26 2010

Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is leading efforts by 39 states to investigate Google's collection of WiFi data via its StreetView software

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation

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

On July 27, 2011, the FTC and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice announced that they signed an antitrust memorandum of understanding (MOU) with China’s three antitrust agencies to “promote communication and cooperation among the agencies in the two countries.”

Telecom privacy news

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 18 2010

The FCC and FTC each recently unveiled initiatives aimed at improving privacy in the digital age, especially the privacy of children

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 22 2010

The White House is reviewing a 54-page draft report on online privacy titled "Privacy and Information Innovation: A Dynamic Privacy Framework for the Internet Age."