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Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2011

On May 18, 2011, Sen. John "Jay" Rockefeller IV, Chair of the Senate Commerce Committee, sent letters to Apple, Google, and the Association for Competitive Technology asking whether applications running on their mobile platforms comply with COPPA


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2010

During a hearing before the US House Consumer Protection Subcommittee on November 30, 2010, lawmakers debated the creation of "do-not-track" requirements designed to protect consumers who do not want their online activities monitored


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2011

On May 19, 2011, David Vladeck, Director of the FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection, testified before the Senate Commerce Committee on the privacy implications of mobile technology


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2010

Google, Inc. testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee recently about its collection of “payload data” from unsecured Wi-Fi networks


Legislative outlook
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2010

The US House of Representatives and the US Senate are out of session


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2010

A South Carolina court of appeals has held that a defendant's unauthorized access of e-mails on a Yahoo! account server violated the Stored Communications Act (SCA


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 11 2013

The FTC has announced that it will host a one-day public forum on June 4, 2013 addressing malware, viruses and similar threats facing users of


Improving critical infrastructure cybersecurity
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 8 2014

On February 26, 2014, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) petitioned the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to allow the National


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2010

House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers, Jr (D-Mich), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Chair of the House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties, and Robert “Bobby” Scott (D.-Va.), Chair of the House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security, jointly announced their intent to spearhead reform of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 (ECPA


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2010

In a March 25, 2010 letter, a bi-partisan group of Members of the House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee urged the FTC to investigate complaints that Google inappropriately used private user information in its launch of the new Buzz service