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Trustworthy Accountability Group (“TAG”) launches Brand Integrity Program Against Piracy
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2015

The Trustworthy Accountability Group ("TAG") has launched its Brand Integrity Program Against Piracy. This voluntary program is intended to enhance


Federal Communications Commission holds broadband privacy workshop
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2015

On April 28, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") hosted a public workshop on broadband consumer privacy to explore the FCC's role in


ECPA legislation under congressional consideration
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 12 2014

September featured several developments in the ongoing debate over the limits on the government's ability to access personal electronic


FTC publishes first COPPA enforcement actions under revised regulation
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 12 2014

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced two settlements of enforcement actions involving the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA"


House Judiciary Hearing on the Email Privacy Act
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • December 31 2015

On December 1, 2015, the House Judiciary Committee (Committee) held a hearing to discuss the Email Privacy Act (H.R. 699), a bill that would reform


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


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


FTC and Spokeo settle Fair Credit Reporting Act allegations
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2012

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) settled allegations against consumer data provider Spokeo in what the agency described as its first case on the sale of Internet and social media data in the employment screening context


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.”