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Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • November 14 2011

On November 8, 2011, the FTC announced its settlement with the operator of Skid-e-kids, LLC, a social networking site that advertises itself as the “Facebook and Myspace for Kids,” on charges that it violated the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rules


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.”


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • Global, USA
  • January 9 2012

On January 3, 2012, Lawrence Strickling of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) sent a letter to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) urging it to take measures to ease concerns about the expansion of generic top-level domains (gTLDs


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2012

On March 27, 2012, NTIA released a report on using spectrum in the 17551850 MHz band for private broadband services


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • Global, USA
  • March 5 2012

On March 1, 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit denied the motions to hold the consolidated appeal of the FCC Open Internet Order in abeyance


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2011

On November 29, 2011, the FTC announced that Facebook has agreed to settle charges that it deceived consumers by telling them they could keep their Facebook profile information private, but repeatedly allowing it to be shared and made public


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2012

On January 12, 2012, the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) filed a letter with the FTC asking it to investigate recent changes to Google Search, called Google “Search Plus”


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


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
  • April 30 2012

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