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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


House Intelligence Committee passes cybersecurity legislation
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2011

The U.S. House of Representatives’ Intelligence Committee passed H.R. 3523, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act on December 1, 2011, in an effort to protect the intellectual property of U.S. businesses from cyber attacks


DAA announces comprehensive principles for online collection of web data
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2011

In November 2011, the Digital Advertising Alliance (“DAA”) released the Principles for Multi-Site Data (“Principles”


Federal Trade Commission privacy report expected in November
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2010

The Federal Trade Commission ("Commission") is expected to release a report recommending new privacy principles for online and offline data collection and use for marketing and advertising purposes


The House continues focus on internet privacy practices
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2010

Two of the leading privacy advocates in Congress and co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Privacy, Representatives Edward Markey (DMA) and Joe Barton (R-TX), sent a letter to Facebook on October 18, 2010 to inquire into a recently reported data breach of the company's social media platform


White House announces launch of Subcommittee on Privacy & Internet Policy
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2010

On October 24, 2010, the White House announced the launch of the Subcommittee on Privacy & Internet Policy


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