We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance



Results: 1-10 of 120

Congress considers internet control by China
  • Venable LLP
  • China, USA
  • April 26 2010

Through various committees, initiatives, and caucuses, members of Congress have explored, and continue to explore, the issues that arise when conducting business in countries that censor the Internet and how best to advance privacy and free expression globally


Federal Trade Commission concludes “Exploring Privacy” roundtable series
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2010

The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") convened the third and final roundtable in its "Exploring Privacy" series on March 17, 2010 in Washington, DC


Federal Communications Commission’s national broadband plan offers privacy recommendations
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2010

On March 16, 2010, the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") issued its long-awaited report to Congress on expanding broadband Internet access in the United States


2009 U.S.EU Safe Harbor conference
  • Venable LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • November 30 2009

From November 16-18, 2009, the U.S. Department of Commerce hosted a conference in Washington, DC in cooperation with the European Commission Article 29 Working Party on Data Protection to address cross border data flows, protection, and privacy


Federal Trade Commission settles charges based on allegedly false claims of U.S.EU Safe Harbor compliance
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2009

The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") announced in October that it proposed to settle complaints against six U.S. companies for unfair or deceptive acts or practices related to privacy policy statements


Federal Trade Commission COPPA enforcement action
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2009

Iconix Brand Group, Inc. (“Iconix”) has entered into a settlement agreement with the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC” or the “Commission”) over charges that the company violated the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”), the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule (the “Rule”), and the Federal Trade Commission Act


Federal Trade Commission delays enforcement of Red Flags Rule
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2009

The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC" or "Commission") has delayed enforcement of its Red Flags Rule from November 1, 2009 until June 10, 2010


House Energy and Commerce Committee holds a joint subcommittee hearing on privacy
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2009

On November 19, 2009, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet, along with the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection, held a joint hearing on the offline and online collection and commercial use of consumer information


Congressional Privacy Caucus considers children’s and teens’ online privacy
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2011

On December 14, 2011, the House Congressional Privacy Caucus (“Caucus”) convened its first briefing of the 112th Congress and examined protecting children and teens online


Federal Trade Commission announces settlement with Facebook
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2011

On November 29, 2011, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC” or “Commission”) announced that it had reached a settlement with Facebook over concerns about changes to Facebook’s privacy settings that publicly exposed users’ personal information as well as other privacy practices related to information sharing by Facebook apps and between Facebook and advertisers