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Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom, USA
  • October 12 2010

The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has affirmed three lower court rulings concluding that federal agents' computer searches relating to the use of steroids in professional baseball violated the Fourth Amendment


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2010

On July 27, 2010, FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz testified before the US Senate Commerce Committee about the agency's efforts to protect consumer privacy


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2010

The FTC announced that it has launched a review of, and is inviting public comment on, its rules implementing the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (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


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2010

According to the official Facebook blog, its users now have greater control over how much of their personal information is disclosed to developers of applications that are available on the social networking site, such as games and quizzes


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 18 2010

The FCC and FTC each recently unveiled initiatives aimed at improving privacy in the digital age, especially the privacy of children


Legislative
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2010

On December 16, 2010, Senator John ("Jay") Rockefeller IV (D), Chair of the Senate Commerce Committee issued a statement on the Department of Commerce privacy "green paper" (see Privacy News


Privacy
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2010

The Department of Commerce Internet Policy Task Force unveiled last week a report titled "Commercial Data Privacy and Innovation in the Internet Economy: A Dynamic Policy Framework."


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2010

Howard Shelanski, Deputy Director for Antitrust in the FTC Bureau of Economics, testified on June 15, 2010, before the House Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy recommending Congressional action to ensure that the recent Trinko and Credit Suisse Supreme Court decisions are not used to limit public antitrust enforcement actions brought by the FTC and DOJ in regulated industries such as telecommunications


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • South Korea, USA
  • August 16 2010

Police in South Korea raided Google's office in Seoul to obtain data regarding StreetView as part of its investigation into whether Google unlawfully has taken and stored personal wireless data