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Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2010

On October 27, 2010, the FTC announced that it is closing its investigation into whether Google violated the law by collecting consumer data transmitted over unsecured wireless networks as part of its Street View mapping service


Legislative outlook
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2010

Both the US House of Representatives and the US Senate are on recess for the elections


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 29 2010

On November 23, 2010, a coalition of consumer advocacy groups consisting of the Center for Digital Democracy, U.S. PIRG, Consumer Watchdog, and the World Privacy Forum filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission requesting an investigation and public accounting of how pharmaceutical and online health services gather and use consumer data


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 29 2010

The United Kingdom's Information Commissioner's Office recently announced that Google, Inc. has committed to improving its handling of data and taking measures to prevent the further invasion of citizen’s privacy, such as with the collection of unsecured WiFi data by Google’s StreetView vehicles


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


Legislative outlook
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 27 2010

Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Cal., outgoing Chair of the House Commerce Committee, released a statement giving the FCC and Chairman Genachowski “enormous credit” for adopting the Open Internet Order


Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announcements
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2012

The next two FCC Open Meetings will be held on September 28, 2012, and October 17, 2012, at 10:30 am Eastern


Arent Fox’s this week in telecom - July 22, 2013
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2013

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Announcements The next meeting of the Consumer Advisory Committee will be August 2, 2013, 9:00 am to 4:00


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2010

House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers, Jr., D-Mich., recently sent letters to Facebook, Inc. and Google, Inc. in connection with recent reports of privacy-related issues involving the two companies


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 7 2010

The FTC has released a pamphlet titled Net Cetera: Chatting With Kids About Being Online that "helps parents protect their kids and talk to them about living their lives online."