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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


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 26 2010

Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is leading efforts by 39 states to investigate Google's collection of WiFi data via its StreetView software


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 19 2011

On September 15, 2011, the FTC announced it is seeking public comment on proposed changes to its Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule promulgated under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2011

The FTC will host an open workshop on December 8, 2011, exploring the privacy and security implications raised by the increasing use of facial recognition technology


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


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 4 2011

Google has confirmed that the FTC is investigating the company, but the exact nature of the review has not yet been disclosed


Activity in Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2011

On June 15, 2011, FTC Chairman Liebowitz spoke at a policy luncheon at the National Cable & Telecommunications Association Cable (NCTA) Cable Show in Chicago, and provided updates on a number of issues pending at the agency


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2011

The FTC is seeking public comment on a proposed safe harbor program that Aristotle International, Inc. has submitted for approval under the agency’s Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 24 2012

On December 19, 2012, the FTC announced that it had adopted amendments to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule to strengthen kids'


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