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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
  • November 28 2011

On November 22, 2011, the FTC continued its crackdown on illegal robocalls by taking action against a telemarketing operation that allegedly helped clients make robocalls, call phone numbers on the National Do Not Call Registry, and mask Caller ID information, in violation of the FTC’s Telemarketing Sales Rule


Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announcements
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 5 2012

The FCC has released the Tentative Agenda for its next Open Meeting to be held March 21, 2012, at 10:30 am Eastern


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • European Union, France, USA
  • March 5 2012

On February 24, 2012, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) lawsuit to compel the FTC to enforce the Google consent order prior to March 1, 2012, the date on which Google implemented the announced consolidation of its privacy policies


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

The FTC will hold a workshop on April 26, 2012, titled “Paper, Plastic . . . or Mobile? An FTC Workshop on Mobile Payments”


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2012

On May 30, 2012, the FTC will host a day-long, public “Dot Com Disclosures Workshop” addressing the need for new guidance for advertisers on appropriate disclosures for the online and mobile environment


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


The mobile market
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2012

The FCC has set the comment cycle in the proceeding concerning the privacy and security of information stored on mobile devices


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2012

On June 12, 2012, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California dismissed several claims in the putative nationwide class action brought against Apple and various mobile-industry interests including Google and AdMob alleging violations of consumer privacy


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2012

On May 8, 2012, the FTC announced that it had reached a settlement with the social networking service Myspace over charges that it allowed advertisers to access personally identifiable information despite previous assurances that it would keep such information private