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Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 4 2012

The FTC has announced that it is extending the deadline to file comments regarding its further proposed modifications to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • November 14 2011

On November 8, 2011, the FTC announced its settlement with the operator of Skid-e-kids, LLC, a social networking site that advertises itself as the “Facebook and Myspace for Kids,” on charges that it violated the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rules


Arent Fox’s this week in telecom - July 22, 2013
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2013

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Announcements The next meeting of the Consumer Advisory Committee will be August 2, 2013, 9:00 am to 4:00


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2010

In a March 25, 2010 letter, a bi-partisan group of Members of the House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee urged the FTC to investigate complaints that Google inappropriately used private user information in its launch of the new Buzz service


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • Italy, USA
  • March 31 2010

A court in Italy has convicted three Google executives of charges that they violated Italian law by allowing a video showing an autistic teenager being bullied to be posted online


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


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2011

On March 25, 2011, the FTC finalized a settlement with online data broker US Search on charges that it made false claims that it could "lock" consumers' records so that third parties could not see them


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
  • August 23 2010

A South Carolina court of appeals has held that a defendant's unauthorized access of e-mails on a Yahoo! account server violated the Stored Communications Act (SCA


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