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House Judiciary Hearing on the Email Privacy Act
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • December 31 2015

On December 1, 2015, the House Judiciary Committee (Committee) held a hearing to discuss the Email Privacy Act (H.R. 699), a bill that would reform


FTC Approves Facial Recognition to Obtain Verifiable Parental Consent
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • December 31 2015

On November 18, 2015, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approved Riyo Verified Limited's (Riyo) application for approval under the Children's Online


Federal Communications Commission holds broadband privacy workshop
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2015

On April 28, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") hosted a public workshop on broadband consumer privacy to explore the FCC's role in


The House continues focus on internet privacy practices
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2010

Two of the leading privacy advocates in Congress and co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Privacy, Representatives Edward Markey (DMA) and Joe Barton (R-TX), sent a letter to Facebook on October 18, 2010 to inquire into a recently reported data breach of the company's social media platform


ECPA legislation under congressional consideration
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 12 2014

September featured several developments in the ongoing debate over the limits on the government's ability to access personal electronic


Heard on the hill - June 30, 2014
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2014

On June 4, 2014, the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law held a hearing to consider S. 2171, the Location


Trustworthy Accountability Group (“TAG”) launches Brand Integrity Program Against Piracy
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2015

The Trustworthy Accountability Group ("TAG") has launched its Brand Integrity Program Against Piracy. This voluntary program is intended to enhance


“in-app” purchases draw congressional and regulatory attention
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • March 25 2011

Representative Markey (D-MA) sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") on February 8, 2011 regarding the privacy implications of mobile applications ("apps") and referencing an article published in the Washington Post on the same day about "in-app purchases" by children


Congress passes the Restore Online Shoppers' Confidence Act
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • January 24 2011

In a move to combat allegedly deceptive online sales tactics that result in recurring charges for consumers for membership clubs until cancelled by consumers, Congress passed the "Restore Online Shoppers' Confidence Act."


Department of Commerce issues green paper concerning commercial data privacy
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • January 24 2011

The Internet Policy Task Force ("Task Force") of the Department of Commerce ("DOC") issued its green paper on commercial data privacy, entitled "Commercial Data Privacy and Innovation in the Internet Economy: A Dynamic Policy Framework" on December 16, 2010