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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


The NTIA multistakeholder process continues
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • March 4 2014

On February 6, 2014, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration ("NTIA") commenced a new multistakeholder process focused on


Department of Commerce reports on U.S.-EU Safe Harbor discussions
  • Venable LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • March 4 2014

A delegation from the Department of Commerce ("Commerce") recently traveled to Brussels, Belgium to discuss the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor program with


Congressional developments in mobile privacy
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2013

At the close of the last Congress, the Senate Judiciary Committee approved an amended version of location data privacy legislation introduced by Sen


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


California positioning itself to press the eraser button
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2013

California Senate Bill 568, passed unanimously in the California Senate, would mandate an "eraser button" for websites that collect information from


Senate Commerce Committee examines “do not track” status
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2013

On April 24, Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV), Chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee, convened a committee hearing titled "A Status Update on the


FTC issues COPPA educational letters to industry
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2013

As the July 1, 2013 implementation date of the updated Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule ("COPPA Rule") approaches, businesses are working to


Federal Trade Commission and Congress consider children’s online privacy
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2010

Children's online privacy has once again risen to the top of the agenda for the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC" or "Commission") and the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation's Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance ("Senate Commerce Subcommittee"