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Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 7 2011

On February 3, 2011, the FTC announced that it has reached tentative settlement agreements with three credit report resellers that allegedly failed to take reasonable steps to protect consumers' personal information


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2012

On November 15, 2012, the FCC and TDS Telecommunications Corporation (TDS Telecom) entered into a consent decree regarding TDS Telecom’s compliance with CPNI requirements under 47 U.S.C. Section 2229c)(1


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2011

The FTC is seeking public comment on a proposed safe harbor program that Aristotle International, Inc. has submitted for approval under the agency’s Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule


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”


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 22 2012

As part of its effort to thwart robocalls, the FTC has announced that it is launching the “FTC Robocall Challenge” a contest that will award a $50,000 cash prize for the best technical solution for blocking illegal robocalls


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2012

Following a public comment period, the FTC has finalized the terms of a settlement with Myspace


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2012

On August 10, 2012, the FTC announced that it has accepted a final settlement with Facebook resolving charges that it deceived users by stating that they could keep their information on Facebook private, but then allowing that information to be shared and made public without their direct consent


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


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 Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 13 2012

On August 9, 2012, the FTC announced its much-anticipated settlement with Google on allegations that Google misrepresented to Safari Internet browser users that it would not place tracking “cookies” or serve targeted ads on them