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In the states - June 30, 2014
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2014

On May 21, 2014, the California Attorney General’s Office (CA AG) issued guidance regarding online privacy policies entitled Making Your Privacy


Four states enact new breach notification laws
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • September 5 2014

Several states passed new breach notification laws. Florida and Iowa both amended their existing laws, while Kentucky enacted its first. All three of


Opposition to California bill to limit capture of personal information during online credit card transactions
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • September 5 2014

In June, a bill that would amend California’s Song-Beverly Credit Card Act (Song-Beverly Act), failed to move forward in California’s state Assembly


NTIA privacy multistakeholder processes: commercial drones and facial recognition technology
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • September 5 2014

The White House confirmed that an inter-agency process is underway regarding the possible issuance of an Executive Order that would address privacy


National security and intelligence gathering efforts move ahead: NSA surveillance reform and cyber information sharing
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • September 5 2014

The month of July featured the introduction of two bills that continue efforts to reform government intelligence gathering and national security. On


Police need warrant to search arrestees’ mobile phones (Riley v. California)
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • September 5 2014

On June 24, 2014 the Supreme Court issued a ruling in Riley v. California that requires police officers to obtain a warrant prior to searching the


FTC studies mobile shopping apps
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • September 5 2014

Continuing its interest in the mobile apps environment, on August 1, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC” or “Commission”) released a new Staff


Around the agencies - June 30, 2014
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2014

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released a study entitled “Data Brokers: A Call for Transparency and Accountability” on May 27, 2014 (Report). The


House committee holds hearing on FTC’s use of Section 5 authority in data security cases
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • September 5 2014

On July 24, 2014, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee (Committee) held a hearing entitled “The FTC and its Section 5 Authority:


FTC convenes September workshop on big data
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • September 5 2014

The FTC has announced that it will hold a public workshop entitled “Big Data: A Tool for Inclusion or Exclusion?” on September 15, 2014. This event