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California court clarifies scope of Song-Beverly
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2015

California's Song-Beverly Credit Card Act does not prohibit retailers from collecting email addresses after a credit card transaction has been


Playdom must pay for violating COPPA
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2011

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) reached a record $3 million agreement with the online game developer Playdom Inc. and Senior Vice President Howard Marks to settle charges that the Walt Disney Co. subsidiary violated the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA) by collecting and disclosing the personal information of children under the age of 13 without proper parental consent


High profile data breaches spur legislative action on cyber security
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2014

After a spate of high-profile data security breaches, many legislators, businesses, and consumers are asking what can be done to prevent such


11th Circuit finds standing in data privacy breach litigation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2013

The Eleventh Circuit recently overturned a U.S. District Court decision regarding issues of standing, injury, and causation in the context of data


Cookies and html 5 give rise to new privacy concerns
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 13 2010

As more and more consumers utilize the Internet for information, commerce, and entertainment, there is an ever-increasing push on the part of business and advertisers to enhance and monetize the browsing experience


Swiping customers’ driver’s licenses may steer Best Buy into trouble
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 9 2012

It is a common practice for retailers to collect customers’ personal information when processing the exchange or return of merchandise


Big brother for hire: FTC cracks down on consumer tracking company
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2015

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sent a new warning for companies engaged in geolocation tracking. Specifically, the FTC recently reached a


Wyndham attempts to fight back against the FTC
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 10 2013

In an ongoing battle in the District Court of New Jersey, Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (Wyndham) is attempting to fight back against the Federal


Judge orders FTC to disclose data security standards
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2014

The Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) chief administrative law judge ruled recently that the agency must disclose the internal standards it uses to


Victory for FTC in dispute over its data security authority
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 4 2014

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently won a significant victory in federal court in its ongoing efforts to hold businesses accountable for