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California Supreme Court holds that Song-Beverly Act does not apply to online downloadable purchases
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • February 11 2013

On February 4, 2013, the California Supreme Court held in Apple Inc. v. Superior Court (Krescent) that the Song-Beverly Credit Card Act's prohibition


FDA publishes draft social media guidance documents
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • September 5 2014

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released drafts of two new guidance documents that are relevant to companies offering prescription drugs


California eraser button law
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2015

Beginning on January 1, 2015, operators of Internet websites, online services, online applications, and mobile applications (together, "Service") in


Federal Trade Commission looks at "the big picture"
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2012

Carrying out a plan announced earlier this year, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) convened a day-long public workshop on “The Big Picture: Comprehensive Online Data Collection” on December 6, 2012


Changes coming to the COPPA cabana?
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2012

The holiday season is upon us


FTC proposes revisions to COPPA rule, seeks public comment
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2012

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) this week announced a further notice of proposed rulemaking concerning proposed changes to its Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule (COPPA Rule


Congress and the states consider legislation on employer access to social media accounts
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2012

Lawmakers in the Senate and House of Representatives have introduced legislation (S. 3074, H.R. 5684) that would amend the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act to make it a federal crime, punishable by fines, for employers to knowingly and intentionally “compel or coerce” a person to authorize access (such as by providing a password) to a computer that is not the employer’s computer, for hiring, promotion or firing purposes, and thereby to obtain information from the computer


Senate Commerce ponders self-regulation
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2012

Under the Chairmanship of Sen. Rockefeller (D-WV), the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation (the “Committee”) continues to examine issues of data privacy and consumer protection


State attorneys general to examine privacy
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2012

In June, Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler was elected president of the National Association of Attorneys General (“NAAG”) and announced that his year-long presidential initiative will focus on “Privacy in the Digital Age.”


FTC requests further comment on its COPPA rule
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2012

On August 1, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued its supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM”) in connection with its Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule (“COPPA Rule”) review