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Federal Communications Commission holds broadband privacy workshop
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2015

On April 28, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") hosted a public workshop on broadband consumer privacy to explore the FCC's role in


Montana becomes 20th state to limit employer access to social media accounts
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2015

On April 23 Montana joined a growing group of states, now numbering 20 that have enacted laws restricting an employer's ability to require employees


FTC publishes first COPPA enforcement actions under revised regulation
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 12 2014

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced two settlements of enforcement actions involving the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA"


Federal Trade Commission issues closing letter on Hyundai blog campaign
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2012

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC” or “Commission”) issued a closing letter on November 16, 2011, to Hyundai Motor America (“Hyundai”), ending its investigation into the company’s blogging campaign that was intended to build interest in advertisements scheduled to premiere during the Super Bowl


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


FDA publishes draft social media guidance documents
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • September 5 2014

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released drafts of two new guidance documents that are relevant to companies offering prescription drugs


Heard on the hill - June 30, 2014
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2014

On June 4, 2014, the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law held a hearing to consider S. 2171, the Location


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


ECPA legislation under congressional consideration
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 12 2014

September featured several developments in the ongoing debate over the limits on the government's ability to access personal electronic


Developments in online privacy
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2009

Congress has begun considering issues that implicate online privacy