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Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2012

On September 3, 2012, the Democratic Party released its 2012 platform at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC. The platform vows to preserve the United States’ “leadership in the Internet economy” by ensuring a “21st century digital infrastructure” through high-speed wireless broadband, freeing up wireless spectrum, and building a national public safety network


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • January 30 2012

On January 25, 2012, the European Commission (EC) proposed comprehensive reform to the European Union (EU) 1995 data protection rules


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2012

On April 23, 2012, the parties to the Open Internet appeal filed a joint motion with a proposed briefing schedule


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2012

In response to Google’s recent announcement that it will combine the privacy policies and data from over 60 different Google products and services, eight members of Congress wrote to Google asking it to explain the “steps that are being taken to ensure the protection of consumers’ privacy rights.”


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2012

It has been reported that the Department of Justice (DOJ) has initiated an antitrust investigation of cable company data limits and other practices that limit access to the content of competing companies like Hulu and Netflix


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2012

On October 10, 2012, Chairman Genachowski spoke at the Futurecom conference in Rio de Janeiro about the upcoming December 2012 World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT) in Dubai, calling it “a crossroads for the Internet.”


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


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2011

On August 15, 2011, President Obama highlighted broadband deployment to rural America during a town hall in Cannon Falls, MN


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2011

On August 15, 2011, the FTC issued an advisory letter stating that its staff has not recommended challenging the Council of Better Business Bureaus proposed “accountability program”


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 19 2011

On September 15, 2011, the FTC announced it is seeking public comment on proposed changes to its Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule promulgated under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA