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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) 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


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

On July 23, 2012, Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., Chair of the House Commerce Committee, and Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., Chair of the House Communications Subcommittee, along with dozens of Committee members, sent a letter to FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski urging him not to adopt the expanded program carriage rules for cable service that are under consideration


Legislative outlook
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2012

On June 6, 2012, a bipartisan group of national security experts sent a letter to Senator Harry Reid, D-Nev., Senate Majority Leader, and Senator Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., Senate Minority Leader, urging them twice to “bring cyber security legislation to the floor as soon as possible.”


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2012

On May 31, 2012, Microsoft announced that it will make “Do Not Track” a default feature in its next web browser release, Internet Explorer 10


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
  • September 17 2012

Following a public comment period, the FTC has finalized the terms of a settlement with Myspace


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.”


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