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Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2010

House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers, Jr., D-Mich., recently sent letters to Facebook, Inc. and Google, Inc. in connection with recent reports of privacy-related issues involving the two companies


Arent Fox’s this week in telecom - July 22, 2013
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2013

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Announcements The next meeting of the Consumer Advisory Committee will be August 2, 2013, 9:00 am to 4:00


Arent Fox's this week in telecom - October 21, 2013
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 21 2013

The next Open Meeting of the FCC will be held October 28, 2013. The Final Agenda contains three items: the Rural Call Completion Report and Order and


Arent Fox’s this week in telecom - September 9, 2013
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 9 2013

Welcome to the latest edition of Arent Fox's This Week in Telecom, our weekly newsletter designed to keep you apprised of recent developments in


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 8 2010

On November 4, 2010, the FTC announced the appointment of Edward W. Felten, Ph.D., as the agency’s first Chief Technologist


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 8 2010

Facebook has reported its discovery that a data broker has been paying application developers to identify user information, and the company has placed some developers on a six-month suspension from its site because of the practice


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • Canada
  • November 1 2010

According to the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, Google violated Canada's Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act by collecting personal information from publicly accessible, unsecured wireless networks with its camera cars


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2010

On October 27, 2010, the FTC announced that it is closing its investigation into whether Google violated the law by collecting consumer data transmitted over unsecured wireless networks as part of its Street View mapping service


Legislative outlook
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2010

Both the US House of Representatives and the US Senate are on recess for the elections


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2010

At an event hosted by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation in Washington, DC on March 11, 2010, Omnibus Broadband Initiative Executive Director Blair Levin discussed the improvements that could be accomplished if personal data could be shared online