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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 hosts workshop on big data
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 12 2014

On September 15, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") hosted a workshop entitled "Big Data: A Tool for Inclusion or Exclusion?" The workshop


House energy and commerce subcommittee hearing on data flows
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 12 2014

On September 17, 2014, the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade ("Subcommittee") held a hearing


GAO report on CFPB big data collection
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 12 2014

On September 22, 2014, the U.S. Government Accountability Office ("GAO") published a report on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's ("CFPB"


California enacts ten new laws
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 12 2014

Recent weeks have seen a flurry of legislative activity in California in the privacy space. On September 29, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law two


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


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


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