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Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 11 2013

On February 1, 2013, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that Path, Inc., a social networking app that allows users to keep an online


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2013

As announced by President Obama during his State of the Union address, the Administration has issued a cybersecurity executive order designed to


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
  • 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


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 26 2011

On December 21, 2011, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit granted the State of Indiana’s motion for a stay of a district court’s September 2011 order enjoining the enforcement of its Automated Dialing Machine Statute that prohibits out-of-state robocalls


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • European Union, France, USA
  • March 5 2012

On February 24, 2012, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) lawsuit to compel the FTC to enforce the Google consent order prior to March 1, 2012, the date on which Google implemented the announced consolidation of its privacy policies


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 28 2011

On November 22, 2011, the FTC continued its crackdown on illegal robocalls by taking action against a telemarketing operation that allegedly helped clients make robocalls, call phone numbers on the National Do Not Call Registry, and mask Caller ID information, in violation of the FTC’s Telemarketing Sales Rule


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 10 2011

September 21, 2011, the U.S. Department of Commerce and U.S. Department of Homeland Security published a request for information about the “requirements of, and possible approaches to creating, a voluntary industry code of conduct to address the detection, notification and mitigation of botnets.”


New markets: smart grid and e-health
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2012

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), after reviewing and incorporating public comments, has released an updated roadmap for the Smart Grid titled “NIST Framework and Roadmap for Smart Grid Interoperability Standards, Release 2.0”