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Developments in online privacy

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 31 2009

Congress has begun considering issues that implicate online privacy

Congress considers online gambling legislation

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 19 2010

Since passage of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act ("UIGEA") in 2006, which made it illegal for a person "in the business of betting or wagering" to receive money in connection with unlawful internet gambling, a number of legislative initiatives have been introduced that propose an alternative regulatory framework for online gambling, including licensing, taxing, and regulating different forms of online gambling

House of Representatives passes update to Video Privacy Protection Act

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 21 2011

On December 6, 2011, the House of Representatives approved legislation (H.R. 2471) authored by Rep. Goodlatte that would amend the consumer consent provisions of the Video Privacy Protection Act (“VPPA”

California’s AB 370 do not track disclosure law

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 24 2013

On September 27, 2013, California Governor Jerry Brown signed A.B. 370 into law, which changes the state's online privacy policy disclosure

Federal Trade Commission privacy report expected in November

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 19 2010

The Federal Trade Commission ("Commission") is expected to release a report recommending new privacy principles for online and offline data collection and use for marketing and advertising purposes

Senate Commerce Committee considers post-transaction marketing practices

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 30 2009

On November 17, 2009, Chairman Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) convened the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation ("Senate Commerce Committee") to hold a hearing to examine the impact that "post-transaction marketing" and related "data pass" practices have on consumers

Federal Trade Commission announces review of COPPA Rule

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 26 2010

On March 24, 2010, the Federal Trade Commission ("Commission") announced that it was commencing a review of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule ("COPPA Rule"), which implements the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA"

Senate Commerce ponders self-regulation

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 3 2012

Under the Chairmanship of Sen. Rockefeller (D-WV), the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation (the “Committee”) continues to examine issues of data privacy and consumer protection

State attorneys general to examine privacy

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 3 2012

In June, Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler was elected president of the National Association of Attorneys General (“NAAG”) and announced that his year-long presidential initiative will focus on “Privacy in the Digital Age.”

Congress considers internet control by China

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • China, USA
  • -
  • April 26 2010

Through various committees, initiatives, and caucuses, members of Congress have explored, and continue to explore, the issues that arise when conducting business in countries that censor the Internet and how best to advance privacy and free expression globally