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ECPA legislation under congressional consideration
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 12 2014

September featured several developments in the ongoing debate over the limits on the government's ability to access personal electronic


FTC Approves Facial Recognition to Obtain Verifiable Parental Consent
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • December 31 2015

On November 18, 2015, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approved Riyo Verified Limited's (Riyo) application for approval under the Children's Online


Heard on the hill - June 30, 2014
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2014

On June 4, 2014, the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law held a hearing to consider S. 2171, the Location


Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on net neutrality
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 12 2014

On Wednesday, September 17, 2014 the Senate Committee on the Judiciary held a hearing entitled "Why Net Neutrality Matters: Protecting Consumers and


FTC issues COPPA educational letters to industry
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2013

As the July 1, 2013 implementation date of the updated Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule ("COPPA Rule") approaches, businesses are working to


California positioning itself to press the eraser button
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2013

California Senate Bill 568, passed unanimously in the California Senate, would mandate an "eraser button" for websites that collect information from


Senate Commerce Committee examines “do not track” status
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2013

On April 24, Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV), Chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee, convened a committee hearing titled "A Status Update on the


Senate Commerce Committee considers post-transaction marketing practices
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2009

On November 17, 2009, Chairman Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) convened the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation ("Senate Commerce Committee") to hold a hearing to examine the impact that "post-transaction marketing" and related "data pass" practices have on consumers


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


Office of Management and Budget changes guidance on cookie use by government agencies
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2010

For the past ten years, the federal government, through the Office of Management and Budget's ("OMB") June 22, 2000 Memorandum on Privacy Policies and Data Collection on Federal Web Sites, effectively prohibited federal government sites from using cookies to collect data from visitors