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Activity in Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • June 13 2011

On June 9, 2011, the FTC announced its settlement with California Internet marketer Jaivin Karnani and his company, Balls of Kryptonite, as well as several associated companies, to settle charges that the defendants tricked British consumers into believing that the defendants were based in the United Kingdom by using foreign websites ending in “.co.uk”

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 6 2011

On May 5, 2011, the FTC obtained a temporary restraining order from the US District Court for the District of New Jersey enjoining a number of related companies and individuals from deceptive marketing practices surrounding the sale of prepaid calling cards

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments

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

On May 19, 2011, David Vladeck, Director of the FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection, testified before the Senate Commerce Committee on the privacy implications of mobile technology

Federal Trade Commission developments

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

On May 12, 2011, the FTC announced that it had settled a case it brought against Playdom, Inc., a developer of online multi-player games, alleging that Playdom violated the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) by illegally collecting and disclosing personal information from hundreds of thousands of children under age 13 without their parents’ prior consent

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 25 2011

On April 21, 2011, the FTC announced that Electric Mobility Corp. (EMC), the maker of Rascal Scooters, will pay a $100,000 fine to settle the agency’s complaint against it for violations of the Do Not Call Rules

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments

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

On March 29, 2011, the FTC obtained a temporary restraining order (TRO) in its lawsuit against several affiliated Las Vegas-based companies and the companies' operators Michael Bruce Moneymaker and Daniel De La Cruz

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments

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

On March 25, 2011, the FTC finalized a settlement with online data broker US Search on charges that it made false claims that it could "lock" consumers' records so that third parties could not see them

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments

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

On March 15, 2011, the FTC announced that Legacy Learning Systems Inc. and its owner will pay $250,000 to settle charges that it deceptively advertised its products by failing to adequately monitor the online advertising practices of its hired third-party marketers

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 14 2011

On March 8, 2011, the FTC released the Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book, which provides a list of the top consumer complaints received by the agency in 2010

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 7 2011

On February 22, 2011, the FTC announced that it will investigate the marketing and delivery techniques of mobile applications that charge users for products and services within the application