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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


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


Legislative outlook
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2010

On May 20, 2010, Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John (“Jay”) Rockefeller, IV, D-W.Va., introduced S. 3386, the Restore Online Shoppers’ Confidence Act


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • Germany, USA
  • May 24 2010

Authorities in both the United States and Germany are poised to begin inquiries into Google's collection of Wi-Fi data by its Street View cars, which were deployed to take street-level photos and collect basic Wi-Fi information, such as the SSIDs and MAC addresses of WiFi routers


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2011

On March 11, 2011, the FTC announced its settlement agreement with social networking site Twitter to resolve charges that Twitter deceived consumers and put their privacy at risk by failing to safeguard their personal information


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) 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


Legislative outlook
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2011

On July 26, 2011, the Oversight Subcommittee of the House Commerce Committee held a hearing titled “Cybersecurity: An Overview of Risks to Critical Infrastructure”


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • China, USA
  • August 1 2011

On July 27, 2011, the FTC and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice announced that they signed an antitrust memorandum of understanding (MOU) with China’s three antitrust agencies to “promote communication and cooperation among the agencies in the two countries.”


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