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The FTC did some kid-ding around in 2014
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 12 2015

2014 was a busy year for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). The FTC announced something new


The White House calls for action where Congress has failed to deliver
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 12 2015

On January 12 and 13, 2015, U.S. President Barack Obama made two announcements regarding the White House’s continued work to address evolving issues


DOJ issues first business review letter following agencies’ joint policy statements on cybersecurity
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 28 2014

On October 2, 2014, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) issued its first business review letter since issuing jointly with the Federal Trade


Wireless does not mean “without wires”; “streaming video” does not mean emailing a video file
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 25 2015

Reviewing a final written decision of U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or Board), finding application claims unpatentable, the U.S. Court of


An update on the Cybersecurity Framework and action items for NIST
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 16 2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) recently released an update on its Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure


FTC approves final order with amerifreight: websites must disclose endorsements
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 22 2015

Earlier this year, AmeriFreight, a Georgia-based auto shipment broker, settled with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over charges that the company


Recent decisions narrow scope of liability under Video Privacy Protection Act
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 27 2015

Two significant decisions under the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA) in recent weeks have provided new defenses to companies alleged to have run


Mcdermott predictions for 2015 on employee social media accounts
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 19 2015

In 2015, I predict an increased focus on employees’ rights regarding their personal social media accounts. Since 2012, individual states have enacted


New privacy rights for California minors
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 21 2013

On September 23, 2013, Governor Brown signed into law new Sections 22580 through 22582 of the California Business and Professions Code titled


Judge finds that Apple conspired to raise e-book prices
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 12 2013

On July 10, 2013, Judge Denise Cote of the Southern District of New York issued a 160-page opinion holding that Apple conspired with five book