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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


Updates on recent regulatory activities regarding drones
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 12 2014

Drones have been making news lately and the amount of recent regulatory attention to the issue reflects the rapidly changing landscape in which


FTC warns data companies of potential FCRA violations
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2013

On May 7, 2013, the Federal Trade Commission (the "FTC" or "Commission") issued warning letters to ten companies described as "data brokers," based


Federal Trade Commission’s revised COPPA Rule to take effect July 1st
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2013

The revised Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule ("COPPA Rule") is poised to take effect as scheduled on July 1, 2013. On May 6, 2013, the


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


Electronic privacy amendment added to Missouri constitution
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • September 5 2014

On August 5, 2014, voters in Missouri approved a state constitutional measure that extends protection from unreasonable searches and seizures to


Congress considers student privacy; Department of Education releases guidance
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • September 5 2014

A number of developments recently took place in the area of student privacy. On June 25, 2014, the House Education and the Workforce’s Subcommittee


FTC expands COPPA FAQs related to verifiable parental consent
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • September 5 2014

Keeping with its promise to periodically revise and revisit its published guidance to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and its


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


Heard on the hill - June 30, 2014
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2014

On June 4, 2014, the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law held a hearing to consider S. 2171, the Location