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Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2012

On December 10, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission issued a new staff report titled “Mobile Apps for Kids: Disclosures Still Not Making the Grade.”


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 22 2012

As part of its effort to thwart robocalls, the FTC has announced that it is launching the “FTC Robocall Challenge” a contest that will award a $50,000 cash prize for the best technical solution for blocking illegal robocalls


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2012

Following a public comment period, the FTC has finalized the terms of a settlement with Myspace


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2012

On June 22, 2012, Facebook signed on to California’s Joint Statement of Principles which addresses privacy policies for mobile apps


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2012

On May 8, 2012, the FTC announced that it had reached a settlement with the social networking service Myspace over charges that it allowed advertisers to access personally identifiable information despite previous assurances that it would keep such information private


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2012

On March 26, 2012, the FTC issued its final report on protecting consumer privacy titled “Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Era of Rapid Change”


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2012

Thirteen plaintiffs have filed a class action in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, Austin Division, for alleged privacy violations by 18 companies that make popular mobile apps


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 28 2011

On November 22, 2011, the FTC continued its crackdown on illegal robocalls by taking action against a telemarketing operation that allegedly helped clients make robocalls, call phone numbers on the National Do Not Call Registry, and mask Caller ID information, in violation of the FTC’s Telemarketing Sales Rule


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • November 14 2011

On November 8, 2011, the FTC announced its settlement with the operator of Skid-e-kids, LLC, a social networking site that advertises itself as the “Facebook and Myspace for Kids,” on charges that it violated the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rules


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2011

On October 25, 2011, the FTC finalized settlements with the marketers of two smartphone applications, AcneApp and Acne Pwner, that claimed the apps cure acne