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New markets: smart grid and e-health

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • 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
  • -
  • 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.”

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

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”

Telecom privacy news

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 18 2011

Reps. Cliff Stearns, R-Fla., and Jim Matheson, D-Utah, have introduced HR 1528, the Consumer Privacy Protection Act of 2011, aimed at ensuring that consumers have the opportunity to opt out from having their personally identifiable information (PII) sold to third parties by any entity that collects such information online

Telecom privacy news

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 9 2011

In a recent decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that employees may be held liable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, 18 U.S.C. 1030 et seq., when they steal or remove electronic files or data in violation of their employers’ written computer-use policies

Telecom privacy news

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 23 2011

On May 18, 2011, Sen. John "Jay" Rockefeller IV, Chair of the Senate Commerce Committee, sent letters to Apple, Google, and the Association for Competitive Technology asking whether applications running on their mobile platforms comply with COPPA

The mobile market

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 22 2011

According to the FCC Quarterly Reports of Informal Consumer Inquiries and Complaints reported above, the number of consumer inquires regarding wireless service during the fourth quarter of 2010 grew by over 450

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