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Rep. Boucher and Stearns release discussion draft of comprehensive federal privacy legislation
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • May 25 2010

Earlier this month, Congressmen Rick Boucher and Cliff Stearns released a discussion draft of comprehensive federal privacy legislation


FTC delays enforcement of red flags rule through December 31, 2010
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • May 28 2010

Today, the Federal Trade Commission issued a press release and an Enforcement Policyextending the deadline for enforcement of the FTC's Red Flags Rule through December 31, 2010


Accountants ask court to exempt them from Red Flags Rules
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • January 12 2010

Last week the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) filed papers seeking summary judgment in the lawsuit filed against the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to exempt accountants from the FTC's Red Flags Rules


FTC delays enforcement of Red Flags Rule against doctors & hospitals until appeals court rules
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2010

On June 25, 2010, federal district court judge Reggie B Walton of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia entered a stipulated court order directing the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to delay enforcement of the FTC's Red Flags Rule against doctors and medical practices represented by the American Medical Association (AMA) and American Osteopathic Association


Cracking down: Twitter settles charges that it did not take adequate security precautions to protect user privacy settings
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2010

Today, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Twitter announced that Twitter has agreed to settle FTC charges that the company failed to take sufficient security measures to protect user privacy settings


Spokeo in violation of federal privacy laws according to new FTC complaint
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2010

This week, the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) submitted a complaint to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) alleging that the data broker website Spokeo was violating federal financial privacy law by not taking adequate safeguards to protect consumers


FTC delays enforcement of Red Flags Rule through December 31, 2010 to give Congress time to exempt certain businesses from rule’s requirements
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • May 28 2010

This morning, Friday, May 28, 2010, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it was extending the deadline for enforcement of the Red Flags Rule through December 31, 2010, in order to give Congress sufficient time to amend the law to exclude certain businesses from application of the Rule


Red Flags Rule enforcement deadline falls next week
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2010

This Tuesday, June 1, 2010, marks the official deadline for compliance with the Federal Trade Commission's Red Flags Rule


FTC tells businesses, schools and local governments: stop sharing personal information on peer-to-peer filesharing networks
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2010

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced yesterday that it had notified "almost 100" companies and organizations, including schools and local governments, that sensitive personal information from those entities was being shared across peer-to-peer (P2P) filesharing networks


The FTC fines Las Vegas man $35,000 for dumping customer financial records in public dumpster
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • January 22 2010

This week, the FTC finalized a $35,000 settlement with Gregory Navone, the real estate broker who left 40 boxes of customer tax returns, bank statements, consumer reports and other financial records in a public dumpster behind an office building in Las Vegas