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Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2011

On October 25, 2011, the FTC finalized settlements with the marketers of two smartphone applications, AcneApp and Acne Pwner, that claimed the apps cure acne


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • Germany, USA
  • August 15 2011

Google recently hired Suzanne Michel from the FTC, where she was Deputy Director of Policy Planning


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 11 2013

On February 1, 2013, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that Path, Inc., a social networking app that allows users to keep an online


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 22 2010

The White House is reviewing a 54-page draft report on online privacy titled "Privacy and Information Innovation: A Dynamic Privacy Framework for the Internet Age."


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2010

On October 27, 2010, the FTC announced that it is closing its investigation into whether Google violated the law by collecting consumer data transmitted over unsecured wireless networks as part of its Street View mapping service


Legislative outlook
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2010

Both the US House of Representatives and the US Senate are on recess for the elections


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 6 2011

On August 26, 2011, the FTC announced updated fees for accessing phone numbers on the National Do Not Call Registry


New markets: SmartGrid and e-health
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 19 2011

The IEEE reports that the University of Minnesota has successfully built a micro smart grid at its Morris campus that provides an example of what could become the norm for the electric grid everywhere


Legislative outlook
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2012

On February 8, 2012, the House Communications Subcommittee will hold a hearing titled “Cybersecurity: Threats to Communications Networks and Private-Sector Responses” at 9:30 am Eastern in Room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building


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

On November 23, 2010, a coalition of consumer advocacy groups consisting of the Center for Digital Democracy, U.S. PIRG, Consumer Watchdog, and the World Privacy Forum filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission requesting an investigation and public accounting of how pharmaceutical and online health services gather and use consumer data