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Heard on the hill - June 30, 2014
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2014

On June 4, 2014, the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law held a hearing to consider S. 2171, the Location


California breach notification law extended to online log-in credentials
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2013

On September 27, 2013, California's governor signed S.B. 46, a bill that expands the reach of the state's existing data breach law to cover


California’s AB 370 do not track disclosure law
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2013

On September 27, 2013, California Governor Jerry Brown signed A.B. 370 into law, which changes the state's online privacy policy disclosure


California positioning itself to press the eraser button
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2013

California Senate Bill 568, passed unanimously in the California Senate, would mandate an "eraser button" for websites that collect information from


Senate Commerce Committee examines “do not track” status
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2013

On April 24, Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV), Chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee, convened a committee hearing titled "A Status Update on the


FTC issues COPPA educational letters to industry
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2013

As the July 1, 2013 implementation date of the updated Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule ("COPPA Rule") approaches, businesses are working to


Department of Justice releases cyber guidance
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2015

Last month, the Department of Justice ("DOJ") issued guidance on how organizations should prepare for and respond to information security incidents


A short history of the FTC’s “In short: advertising and privacy disclosures in a digital world” workshop
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2012

Yesterday, the FTC convened a day-long public workshop to discuss updating its “Dot Com Disclosures” guidance on presenting online advertising disclosures


Senate Commerce ponders self-regulation
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2012

Under the Chairmanship of Sen. Rockefeller (D-WV), the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation (the “Committee”) continues to examine issues of data privacy and consumer protection


State attorneys general to examine privacy
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2012

In June, Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler was elected president of the National Association of Attorneys General (“NAAG”) and announced that his year-long presidential initiative will focus on “Privacy in the Digital Age.”