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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) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2011

On December 21, 2010, Gallup and USA Today released a new poll indicating that nearly 67 of U.S. Internet users would welcome a “Do-Not-Track” mechanism to limit the ability of advertisers to track their movements online


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2010

The FTC has decided not to challenge Google's acquisition of mobile advertising network company Admob, determining that the acquisition was unlikely to harm competition in the marketplace


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2011

On February 11, 2011, Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Cal., introduced HR 654, the Do Not Track Me Online Act of 2011, which calls upon the FTC to promulgate regulations requiring that covered entities defined as companies engaged in interstate commerce that collect or store online data allow consumers to opt out of online tracking


Improving critical infrastructure cybersecurity
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 8 2014

On February 26, 2014, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) petitioned the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to allow the National


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 29 2010

On November 23, 2010, a coalition of consumer advocacy groups consisting of the Center for Digital Democracy, U.S. PIRG, Consumer Watchdog, and the World Privacy Forum filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission requesting an investigation and public accounting of how pharmaceutical and online health services gather and use consumer data


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2010

A South Carolina court of appeals has held that a defendant's unauthorized access of e-mails on a Yahoo! account server violated the Stored Communications Act (SCA


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.”


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 18 2010

The FCC and FTC each recently unveiled initiatives aimed at improving privacy in the digital age, especially the privacy of children


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 19 2011

On September 15, 2011, the FTC announced it is seeking public comment on proposed changes to its Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule promulgated under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA