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Congress considers internet control by China
  • Venable LLP
  • China, USA
  • April 26 2010

Through various committees, initiatives, and caucuses, members of Congress have explored, and continue to explore, the issues that arise when conducting business in countries that censor the Internet and how best to advance privacy and free expression globally


Developments in online privacy
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2009

Congress has begun considering issues that implicate online privacy


Federal Trade Commission announces roundtable discussion on privacy
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2009

The Federal Trade Commission ("Commission") recently announced that it will hold a series of public roundtable discussions beginning on December 7, 2009, to address developing challenges to consumer privacy created by new technology and business practices


Federal Trade Commission COPPA enforcement action
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2009

Iconix Brand Group, Inc. (“Iconix”) has entered into a settlement agreement with the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC” or the “Commission”) over charges that the company violated the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”), the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule (the “Rule”), and the Federal Trade Commission Act


House Energy and Commerce Committee holds a joint subcommittee hearing on privacy
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2009

On November 19, 2009, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet, along with the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection, held a joint hearing on the offline and online collection and commercial use of consumer information


Federal Trade Commission and Congress consider children’s online privacy
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2010

Children's online privacy has once again risen to the top of the agenda for the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC" or "Commission") and the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation's Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance ("Senate Commerce Subcommittee"


Federal Trade Commission Report on Privacy
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2010

The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC" or "Commission") issued its much anticipated privacy report on December 1, 2010


DAA launches a consumer education campaign
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2012

In January 2012, the Digital Advertising Alliance (“DAA”) launched an education campaign to inform consumers about interest-based advertising and how to take greater control of their online privacy


House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee identifies legislative priorities for 2012
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2012

Rep. Bono Mack (R-CA), Chairman of the Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, recently identified her priorities for the Subcommittee for 2012


Cybersecurity legislation introduced in Senate
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2012

On February 14, 2012, S. 2105, the Cybersecurity Act of 2012, was introduced by Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Joe Lieberman (Ind.-CT); Ranking Member Susan Collins (R-ME), Commerce Committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller (D-WV), and Select Intelligence Committee Chairman Dianne Feinstein (D-CA