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FTC Arms Businesses and Consumers Against Ransomware
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2017

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently issued guidance for both businesses and consumers on defending against ransomware, both of which are


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


“World of Warcraft” Creator Takes Battle to Court over Game’s Characters
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 29 2015

A federal judge in the Northern District of California recently dismissed a complaint in which video game producers claimed that characters from


National Advertising Initiative Updates Rules for Data Collection on Mobile Apps
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 9 2015

The Network Advertising Initiative (NAI), an advertising industry trade group for third-party advertisers, recently released the 2015 update to its


Should Companies Use the Privacy Shield to Protect Against EU-US Data Transfer Risks?
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • July 21 2016

After months of negotiations, it’s official: the EU-US Privacy Shield has been formally approved on both sides of the Atlantic, by the EU Commission


A penny saved is a penny lawsuit
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2012

Bidcactus LLC, a company that owns and operates a penny auction website, is facing a class action lawsuit filed by an individual that allegedly paid more than $15,000 due to poorly disclosed terms and conditions


Youthful indiscretions? California offers minors a clean slate
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 26 2013

Already one of the strictest states in the country when it comes to protecting online privacy, California recently passed another law that may


Consumer Watchdogs Attack Cable Companies’ Privacy Practices, Bark at Privacy Cops
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2016

Consumer advocate groups--Public Knowledge, Consumer Watchdog, Center for Digital Democracy, Consumer Action, TURN-The Utility Reform Network and


FTC Drives Autonomous Car Reg Focus Toward Privacy and Security
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 23 2016

The constant slew of innovations and advancements in smart cars has so far left regulators struggling to define new rules to govern this space. The


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