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Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom, USA
  • October 12 2010

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has affirmed three lower court rulings concluding that federal agents' computer searches relating to the use of steroids in professional baseball violated the Fourth Amendment


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2010

According to the official Facebook blog, its users now have greater control over how much of their personal information is disclosed to developers of applications that are available on the social networking site, such as games and quizzes


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2011

Citing US Supreme Court precedent, the California Supreme Court has determined that police can search a mobile phone if it is found on a person who is taken into police custody


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2011

On December 23, 2010, a class action lawsuit was filed against Apple and five application developers (including Pandora and the Weather Channel) alleging that the companies illegally transmitted personal information garnered from iPad and iPhone users to advertising networks for tracking purposes


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2010

A South Carolina court of appeals has held that a defendant's unauthorized access of e-mails on a Yahoo! account server violated the Stored Communications Act (SCA


Privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2011

On February 10, 2011, the Supreme Court of California held that zip codes are "personal identification information," or "PII," for purposes of the Song-Beverly Act and, as a result, they may not be required as a condition to the acceptance of credit cards as part of a transaction


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2010

On June 24, 2010, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) lended its support to Amazon.com in its lawsuit against the North Carolina Department of Revenue, which seeks to avoid providing its customers’ personally identifiable information (PII) relating to North Carolina residents’ purchases


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2010

The US Department of Commerce launched an initiative last week to take a close look at how the Internet economy impacts individual privacy, with the goal of providing advice to the White House on how both the President and government policymakers can resolve privacy concerns


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2010

The State E-rate Coordinators' Alliance criticized the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) in recent comments regarding a rulemaking under the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • Spain, USA
  • January 24 2011

Rep. Cliff Stearns, R-Fla., has indicated that he is working to develop a privacy bill for the new session of Congress that reflects stakeholder comments on a draft bill that Rep. Stearns and former Communications Subcommittee Chairman Rick Boucher, D-Va., developed last year