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The FTC releases report on the Internet of Things
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2015

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released a report this week examining the privacy and security implications of the so-called "Internet of Things."


Walmart argues against class certification in customer data collection case
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 4 2014

Walmart recently argued that the US District Court for the Eastern District of California should not grant class certification in a


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


FTC demonstrates a continued focus on cookie compliance
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2012

It has been reported that Google is currently negotiating with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) regarding the size of the fine it will have to pay as a result of its alleged use of cookies to override the privacy protections that are incorporated in Apple Inc.’s Safari Internet browser


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


Ninth Circuit affirms dismissal of suit against Redbox for ZIP code collection practices
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2014

The Ninth Circuit has affirmed the dismissal of a putative class action against Redbox, holding that its ZIP code collection practices fall within


New COPPA consent method gives websites greater flexibility
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2014

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently approved a new method for obtaining verifiable parental consent that could make it easier for companies


FTC approves new COPPA safe harbor program
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2014

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has recently approved the kidSAFE Seal Program's kidSAFE seal as a safe harbor program through which companies


California Attorney General reports upswing in data breaches
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 18 2014

In October 2014, California Attorney General Kamala Harris released the California Data Breach Report, the state’s most recent analysis of data


Poor mobile app security draws FTC’s attention
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2014

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently charged two companies Fandango, LLC, and Credit Karma, Inc. with violating the FTC Act by