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Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on net neutrality
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 12 2014

On Wednesday, September 17, 2014 the Senate Committee on the Judiciary held a hearing entitled "Why Net Neutrality Matters: Protecting Consumers and


California breach notification law extended to online log-in credentials
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2013

On September 27, 2013, California's governor signed S.B. 46, a bill that expands the reach of the state's existing data breach law to cover


California positioning itself to press the eraser button
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2013

California Senate Bill 568, passed unanimously in the California Senate, would mandate an "eraser button" for websites that collect information from


Senate Commerce Committee examines “do not track” status
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2013

On April 24, Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV), Chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee, convened a committee hearing titled "A Status Update on the


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”


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


Senator Leahy introduces the Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2010

On September 20, 2010, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee Leahy (D-VT) introduced bipartisan legislation, S. 3804, the Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act, with a stated purpose of combating online copyright infringement and piracy


Congress considers online gambling legislation
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2010

Since passage of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act ("UIGEA") in 2006, which made it illegal for a person "in the business of betting or wagering" to receive money in connection with unlawful internet gambling, a number of legislative initiatives have been introduced that propose an alternative regulatory framework for online gambling, including licensing, taxing, and regulating different forms of online gambling


Federal Trade Commission privacy report expected in November
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2010

The Federal Trade Commission ("Commission") is expected to release a report recommending new privacy principles for online and offline data collection and use for marketing and advertising purposes