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Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 4 2011

Google has confirmed that the FTC is investigating the company, but the exact nature of the review has not yet been disclosed


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


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2012

On August 10, 2012, the FTC announced that it has accepted a final settlement with Facebook resolving charges that it deceived users by stating that they could keep their information on Facebook private, but then allowing that information to be shared and made public without their direct consent


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


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2012

On March 20, 2012, several residents of California and New York filed separate class action suits against Google regarding recent changes to its privacy policy


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
  • 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


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2012

On July 3, 2012, a New York Criminal Court Judge ruled that Twitter must produce tweets and user information about a criminal defendant, an Occupy Wall Street protester, that were subpoenaed by the District Attorney


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2012

On June 22, 2012, Facebook signed on to California’s Joint Statement of Principles which addresses privacy policies for mobile apps


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