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Congress passes the Restore Online Shoppers' Confidence Act
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • January 24 2011

In a move to combat allegedly deceptive online sales tactics that result in recurring charges for consumers for membership clubs until cancelled by consumers, Congress passed the "Restore Online Shoppers' Confidence Act."


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


FTC updates COPPA Rule
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2013

Following a multi-year review that began in 2010, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") has released its updated Children's Online Privacy Protection


Federal Trade Commission looks at "the big picture"
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2012

Carrying out a plan announced earlier this year, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) convened a day-long public workshop on “The Big Picture: Comprehensive Online Data Collection” on December 6, 2012


Senator Markey and Representative Barton reintroduce Do Not Track Kids Act
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 26 2013

On November 14, 2013, the Do Not Track Kids Act (S. 1700 and H.R. 3481) was introduced in both chambers of Congress by Sen. Edward Markey (D-MA), Sen


Court dismisses class actions challenging use of third-party cookies on Safari browsers
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 26 2013

On October 9, 2013, a federal district court dismissed all of the legal claims raised against four online advertising companies in 25 putative class


House of Representatives passes update to Video Privacy Protection Act
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2011

On December 6, 2011, the House of Representatives approved legislation (H.R. 2471) authored by Rep. Goodlatte that would amend the consumer consent provisions of the Video Privacy Protection Act (“VPPA”


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 and Congress consider children’s online privacy
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2010

Children's online privacy has once again risen to the top of the agenda for the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC" or "Commission") and the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation's Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance ("Senate Commerce Subcommittee"