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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


PCI issues E-Commerce Guidelines
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2013

The Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council released new guidelines that serve as a supplement to the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI


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


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


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


FTC reviewing comments addressing proposed COPPA rule revisions
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2012

Several industry trade groups have objected to aspects of the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) current proposed revisions to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) rule


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


FTC attempting to catch COPPA rule up to the technology
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 23 2011

This month, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it is seeking comments on its proposed changes to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule (the “COPPA Rule” or the “Rule”), which was implemented to enforce the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act


DOJ opposes amendment to CFAA that would limit its authority to convict internet users
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2011

Congress is considering amending the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act to, among other things, make the statute technology-neutral, simplify its sentencing scheme, and expand the scope ofand enhance penalties forcertain offenses


Tracking the Do-Not-Track Bill
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2013

Senator Rockefeller (D-WV) recently introduced a bill entitled the "Do-Not-Track Online Act of 2013" (hereinafter, the DNT Act). The main purpose of