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New markets: smart grid and e-health

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 17 2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has announced federal funding to enable entities to participate in a program aimed at the harmonization and advancement of the interoperability and security of smart grid systems

The mobile market

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 18 2012

The FCC has set the comment cycle in the proceeding concerning the privacy and security of information stored on mobile devices

The mobile market

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2012

On July 16, 2012, Democrats on the House Commerce Committee sent a letter to the Committee’s Republican leadership requesting a hearing on “consumer privacy concerns arising from recent reports that cell phone tracking is being widely used by law enforcement officials.”

Telecom privacy news

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

A lawsuit filed in the federal court for the Eastern District of Texas earlier this month alleges that Google's Gmail service violates users' privacy by reviewing the contents of each e-mail and using that information for purposes of targeting advertisements

New markets: Smartgrid and e-health

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 20 2012

On February 1, 2012, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) approved a smart meter opt-out plan proposed by PG&E in response to numerous customer complaints regarding the potentially harmful effects and data privacy issues allegedly caused by smart meters

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

New markets: SmartGrid and E-Health

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 3 2012

Applications for the Department of Energy (DOE) “Smart Grid Data Access” Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) are due March 1, 2012

Telecom privacy news

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

Reps. Joe Barton, R-Tex., and Edward J. Markey, D- Mass., Co-Chairs of the House Bi-Partisan Privacy Caucus, have asked the chief executive officers of AT&T, Inc., Verizon Wireless, Sprint Nextel Corp., and T-Mobile USA, Inc. questions about how they store, collect, and disclose wireless location data

Telecom privacy news

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 16 2011

This past week, Rep. Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., and Rep. Joe Barton, R-Tex., co-chairs of the Bi-Partisan Congressional Privacy Caucus, released a discussion draft of online privacy legislation aimed at protecting children

Telecom privacy news

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2011

On February 10, 2011, Rep. Bobby Rush, D-Ill., introduced his promised privacy bill as HR 611, the Building Effective Strategies To Promote Responsibility Accountability Choice Transparency Innovation Consumer Expectations and Safeguards Act, or the “BEST PRACTICES Act”