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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
  • April 5 2010

In a March 25, 2010 letter, a bi-partisan group of Members of the House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee urged the FTC to investigate complaints that Google inappropriately used private user information in its launch of the new Buzz service


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

On February 11, 2011, Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Cal., introduced HR 654, the Do Not Track Me Online Act of 2011, which calls upon the FTC to promulgate regulations requiring that covered entities defined as companies engaged in interstate commerce that collect or store online data allow consumers to opt out of online tracking


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


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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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'