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Legislative outlook
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2011

On October 26, 2011, a bipartisan group of Congressmen led by Lamar Smith, R-Tex., Chair of the House Judiciary Committee, introduced HR 3261, the Stop Online Piracy Act, which tightens the prohibition in the Copyright Act against the unlicensed streaming of copyrighted works, such as motion pictures, music, and software applications


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2010

The FTC has decided not to challenge Google's acquisition of mobile advertising network company Admob, determining that the acquisition was unlikely to harm competition in the marketplace


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2010

Younger users of social networking sites, when compared to older users of those same sites, are more likely to try to limit how much information about them is made available publicly, according to a new survey released today by the Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project


Legislative outlook
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2012

On April 27, 2012, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) by a margin of 248 votes to 168


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


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) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2010

The FTC and Twitter have reached an agreement to settle the agency's investigation into security breaches that put Twitter users' privacy at risk


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 8 2010

Facebook has reported its discovery that a data broker has been paying application developers to identify user information, and the company has placed some developers on a six-month suspension from its site because of the practice


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


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2010

On December 1, 2010, the FTC released its much-anticipated staff report on online privacy which proposes a broad framework for regulating the commercial use of information gathered from consumers' online activities