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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


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:


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


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


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


New breach notification standards for health information
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2013

The Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") issued final omnibus HITECH Regulations on January 17, 2013.2 The HITECH Act was signed into law


California privacy ballot initiative
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2013

This past summer and early fall have been an active time for privacy developments in California, including, among other items, the filing and


House bipartisan working group considers privacy
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2013

On September 26, 2013, the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade ("Subcommittee") held the first


Congress updates the Video Privacy Protection Act
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2013

On January 10, 2013, President Obama signed the Video Privacy Protection Act Amendments of 2012 (P.L. 112-258) (the "VPPA Amendments Act"). The new