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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) 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


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


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 29 2010

The United Kingdom's Information Commissioner's Office recently announced that Google, Inc. has committed to improving its handling of data and taking measures to prevent the further invasion of citizen’s privacy, such as with the collection of unsecured WiFi data by Google’s StreetView vehicles


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


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
  • February 6 2012

In response to Google’s recent announcement that it will combine the privacy policies and data from over 60 different Google products and services, eight members of Congress wrote to Google asking it to explain the “steps that are being taken to ensure the protection of consumers’ privacy rights.”