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Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2012

On August 10, 2012, the FTC announced that it has accepted a final settlement with Facebook resolving charges that it deceived users by stating that they could keep their information on Facebook private, but then allowing that information to be shared and made public without their direct consent


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


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2012

On July 3, 2012, a New York Criminal Court Judge ruled that Twitter must produce tweets and user information about a criminal defendant, an Occupy Wall Street protester, that were subpoenaed by the District Attorney


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2012

On June 22, 2012, Facebook signed on to California’s Joint Statement of Principles which addresses privacy policies for mobile apps


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 8 2012

Google, Apple, Facebook, and Twitter, among others, have filed comments opposing the FTC’s further proposed modifications to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule


Legislative outlook
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 8 2012

On October 3, 2012, Sen. John “Jay” Rockefeller IV, D-W.Va., Chair of the Senate Commerce Committee, sent a letter to FTC Chairman Jon Liebowitz urging the agency to continue its efforts at the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) to press for voluntary “do-not-track” commitments from web browsing companies


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • January 30 2012

On January 25, 2012, the European Commission (EC) proposed comprehensive reform to the European Union (EU) 1995 data protection rules


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 27 2012

On August 6, 2012, the FTC published a Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Request for Comment in the Federal Register regarding further modifications to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule


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
  • USA
  • September 10 2012

Comments in the FTC proceeding to modify the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Rules are due September 24, 2012