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Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • South Korea, USA
  • August 16 2010

Police in South Korea raided Google's office in Seoul to obtain data regarding StreetView as part of its investigation into whether Google unlawfully has taken and stored personal wireless data


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

On January 12, 2012, the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) filed a letter with the FTC asking it to investigate recent changes to Google Search, called Google “Search Plus”


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
  • August 27 2012

On August 6, 2012, the FTC published a Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Request for Comment in the Federal Register regarding further modifications to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule


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


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 14 2011

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) announced last week that it has settled its lawsuit against the North Carolina Department of Revenue


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2011

Reps. Joe Barton, R-Tex., and Edward J. Markey, D- Mass., Co-Chairs of the House Bi-Partisan Privacy Caucus, have asked the chief executive officers of AT&T, Inc., Verizon Wireless, Sprint Nextel Corp., and T-Mobile USA, Inc. questions about how they store, collect, and disclose wireless location data


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2011

On March 25, 2011, the FTC finalized a settlement with online data broker US Search on charges that it made false claims that it could "lock" consumers' records so that third parties could not see them


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


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2011

On October 25, 2011, the FTC finalized settlements with the marketers of two smartphone applications, AcneApp and Acne Pwner, that claimed the apps cure acne