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Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2012

On January 12, 2012, the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) filed a letter with the FTC asking it to investigate recent changes to Google Search, called Google “Search Plus”


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2012

On August 1, 2012, the FTC announced that will publish a Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Request for Comment regarding further modifications to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule in the Federal Register


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

On February 22, 2012, the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) sent a letter signed by 36 state and territorial Attorneys General to Google CEO Larry Page outlining their “strong concern” over Google’s new privacy policy, which it claims will allow for greater information sharing between its products


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • European Union, France, USA
  • March 5 2012

On February 24, 2012, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) lawsuit to compel the FTC to enforce the Google consent order prior to March 1, 2012, the date on which Google implemented the announced consolidation of its privacy policies


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 10 2011

September 21, 2011, the U.S. Department of Commerce and U.S. Department of Homeland Security published a request for information about the “requirements of, and possible approaches to creating, a voluntary industry code of conduct to address the detection, notification and mitigation of botnets.”


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 16 2012

The FTC will hold a workshop on April 26, 2012, titled “Paper, Plastic . . . or Mobile? An FTC Workshop on Mobile Payments”


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


Legislative outlook
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 27 2012

The House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will hold a hearing titled “Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity: Assessments of Smart Grid Security” tomorrow, February 28, 2012, at 10:15 am in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building


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

The FTC announced that it has launched a review of, and is inviting public comment on, its rules implementing the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA


Federal Trade Commission developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2011

On May 12, 2011, the FTC announced that it had settled a case it brought against Playdom, Inc., a developer of online multi-player games, alleging that Playdom violated the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) by illegally collecting and disclosing personal information from hundreds of thousands of children under age 13 without their parents’ prior consent