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Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2011

On September 28, 2011, Rep. Ed Markey, D-Mass., and Rep. Joe Barton, R-Tex., jointly sent a letter to the FTC requesting that it investigate Facebook's practice of recording information about websites visited by users after they log out of Facebook


New markets: smartgrid and e-health
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 5 2012

On February 28, 2012, the House Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee held a hearing titled “Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity: Assessments of Smart Grid Security” to discuss the possibly increased threat to the electric grid posed by smart grid technology


New markets: smart grid and e-health
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2013

This past week, Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga., unveiled a discussion draft of a new bill he's calling the Application Privacy, Protection and Security


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2010

At an event hosted by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation in Washington, DC on March 11, 2010, Omnibus Broadband Initiative Executive Director Blair Levin discussed the improvements that could be accomplished if personal data could be shared online


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2010

The FTC announced that it has launched a review of, and is inviting public comment on, its rules implementing the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 31 2010

On February 24, 2010, the FTC issued a report on the Top Consumer Complaints of 2009


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2010

Younger users of social networking sites, when compared to older users of those same sites, are more likely to try to limit how much information about them is made available publicly, according to a new survey released today by the Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2010

The FTC again has pushed back its enforcement deadline for the Red Flag Rules


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2010

House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers, Jr., D-Mich., recently sent letters to Facebook, Inc. and Google, Inc. in connection with recent reports of privacy-related issues involving the two companies


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2010

In response to a discussion draft of a new privacy bill drafted by Chairman Rick Boucher, D-Va., and Ranking Member Cliff Stearns, R-Fla., of the House Communications Subcommittee, ten privacy and consumer groups called for stronger measures to protect consumer privacy both online and off