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Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2012

On August 1, 2012, the FTC announced that will publish a Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Request for Comment regarding further modifications to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule in the Federal Register


Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announcements
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 5 2012

The FCC has released the Tentative Agenda for its next Open Meeting to be held March 21, 2012, at 10:30 am Eastern


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • European Union, France, USA
  • March 5 2012

On February 24, 2012, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) lawsuit to compel the FTC to enforce the Google consent order prior to March 1, 2012, the date on which Google implemented the announced consolidation of its privacy policies


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 16 2012

The FTC will hold a workshop on April 26, 2012, titled “Paper, Plastic . . . or Mobile? An FTC Workshop on Mobile Payments”


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 27 2012

On February 22, 2012, the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) sent a letter signed by 36 state and territorial Attorneys General to Google CEO Larry Page outlining their “strong concern” over Google’s new privacy policy, which it claims will allow for greater information sharing between its products


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2012

In response to Google’s recent announcement that it will combine the privacy policies and data from over 60 different Google products and services, eight members of Congress wrote to Google asking it to explain the “steps that are being taken to ensure the protection of consumers’ privacy rights.”


Arent Fox’s this week in telecom - July 22, 2013
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2013

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Announcements The next meeting of the Consumer Advisory Committee will be August 2, 2013, 9:00 am to 4:00


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2012

On May 31, 2012, Microsoft announced that it will make “Do Not Track” a default feature in its next web browser release, Internet Explorer 10


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2012

On September 3, 2012, the Democratic Party released its 2012 platform at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC. The platform vows to preserve the United States’ “leadership in the Internet economy” by ensuring a “21st century digital infrastructure” through high-speed wireless broadband, freeing up wireless spectrum, and building a national public safety network


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2012

The new European Union (EU) “ePrivacy Directive” (Directive 2009136EC) took effect on May 26, 2012