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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


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
  • October 22 2012

As part of its effort to thwart robocalls, the FTC has announced that it is launching the “FTC Robocall Challenge” a contest that will award a $50,000 cash prize for the best technical solution for blocking illegal robocalls


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
  • 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


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
  • 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
  • December 24 2012

On December 19, 2012, the FTC announced that it had adopted amendments to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule to strengthen kids'


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