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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


House of Representatives passes update to Video Privacy Protection Act
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2011

On December 6, 2011, the House of Representatives approved legislation (H.R. 2471) authored by Rep. Goodlatte that would amend the consumer consent provisions of the Video Privacy Protection Act (“VPPA”


Federal Trade Commission privacy report expected in November
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2010

The Federal Trade Commission ("Commission") is expected to release a report recommending new privacy principles for online and offline data collection and use for marketing and advertising purposes


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


California breach notification law extended to online log-in credentials
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2013

On September 27, 2013, California's governor signed S.B. 46, a bill that expands the reach of the state's existing data breach law to cover


FTC publishes first COPPA enforcement actions under revised regulation
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 12 2014

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced two settlements of enforcement actions involving the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA"


Congressional Privacy Caucus considers children’s and teens’ online privacy
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2011

On December 14, 2011, the House Congressional Privacy Caucus (“Caucus”) convened its first briefing of the 112th Congress and examined protecting children and teens online


Federal Trade Commission announces settlement with Facebook
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2011

On November 29, 2011, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC” or “Commission”) announced that it had reached a settlement with Facebook over concerns about changes to Facebook’s privacy settings that publicly exposed users’ personal information as well as other privacy practices related to information sharing by Facebook apps and between Facebook and advertisers


HHouse Energy and Commerce Committee continues to debate privacy and internet issues
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2011

The House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade (“CMT Subcommittee”) is nearing the conclusion of the first session of the 112th Congress