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ECPA legislation under congressional consideration

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 12 2014

September featured several developments in the ongoing debate over the limits on the government's ability to access personal electronic

FTC publishes first COPPA enforcement actions under revised regulation

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 12 2014

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced two settlements of enforcement actions involving the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA"

FTC modifies COPPA rule proposal

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 10 2012

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has released a new set of proposed amendments in its ongoing review of its Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) regulations

Industry launches self-regulatory program for online behavioral advertising

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

On October 4, 2010, leading marketing and advertising trade associations launched a robust self-regulatory program for online behavioral advertising

Congressional Privacy Caucus considers children’s and teens’ online privacy

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

On December 14, 2011, the House Congressional Privacy Caucus (“Caucus”) convened its first briefing of the 112th Congress and examined protecting children and teens online

Digital Advertising Alliance releases new mobile guidance

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 6 2013

The Digital Advertising Alliance ("DAA") published new guidance applying its Self- Regulatory Principles to the mobile app and Web environments on

Federal Trade Commission and state attorneys general continue to examine blogs

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 17 2009

The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") and state law enforcement agencies are closely scrutinizing the practice of using fake blogs or "flogs" to generate interest in an advertiser’s products and services

Congress and the states consider legislation on employer access to social media accounts

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

Lawmakers in the Senate and House of Representatives have introduced legislation (S. 3074, H.R. 5684) that would amend the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act to make it a federal crime, punishable by fines, for employers to knowingly and intentionally “compel or coerce” a person to authorize access (such as by providing a password) to a computer that is not the employer’s computer, for hiring, promotion or firing purposes, and thereby to obtain information from the computer

Department of Commerce issues NOI on copyright

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

Since April of this year, the Department of Commerce's Internet Policy Task Force has been examining the intersection between privacy, copyright, global free flow of information, cybersecurity, and innovation in the Internet economy by holding various symposia and public meetings on such topics and issuing a numbers of Notices of Inquiry ("NOI"

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