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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
  • 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


Legislative outlook
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2012

On April 27, 2012, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) by a margin of 248 votes to 168


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


Legislative outlook
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 5 2012

The House Communications Subcommittee will hold a hearing titled “Cybersecurity: The Pivotal Role of Communications Networks” on March 7, 2012, at 10:00 am Eastern in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building


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”


Legislative outlook
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2012

Senator John “Jay” Rockefeller IV, D-W.Va., Chair of the Senate Commerce Committee, issued a statement in response to the Department of Commerce (DOC) COMPETES Report, a study of how federal investment in high technology can foster innovation and grow the U.S. economy


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