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The new frontier in interest based advertising: FTC shifts focus to cross-device tracking
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2015

As consumers increasingly connect to the Internet using multiple devicessuch as mobile phones, tablets, computers, TVs and wearable

FTC obtains court orders temporarily shutting down tech support scams
  • Herzog Fox & Neeman
  • USA
  • November 23 2014

At the request of the FTC and the State of Florida, last week, the Southern District Court of Florida temporarily shut down two major telemarketing

FTC fines mobile app developer for misleading behavior
  • Herzog Fox & Neeman
  • USA
  • March 3 2015

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) fined the developers of two mobile apps, MelApp and Mole Detective, both of which were previously available on

Children's use of apps - alarming news about privacy
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • December 11 2012

The FTC reported that 80 of apps used by children contained the ability to access the Internet (compared to 62 in 2011) and 13 had the ability to access user geo-location (compared to 10.5 in 2011

FTC launches investigation of children's mobile app compliance with COPPA; continues to study "comprehensive" data collection
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2012

Monday, on a call with reporters to discuss the findings of its second survey of kids mobile device applications, attorneys with the Federal Trade Commission (1) called on industry app developers, app stores, and third party recipients of collected data to improve privacy disclosures; (2) said it is developing consumer education material in this area; and (3) announced it is launching an investigation into potential violations of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act and the Section 5 of the FTC Act

Proliferation of radiofrequency devices prompts the FCC to propose new rules
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2015

For more than 15 years, the FCC has enforced essentially the same set of rules to regulate the design, manufacture, marketing and importation of

Enforcement of the Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising in the mobile environment to begin on September 1, 2015
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • May 19 2015

On May 7, 2015, the Digital Advertising Alliance ("DAA") announced that, as of September 1, 2015, the Council of Better Business Bureaus and the

TMT - an update from Ireland for 2015
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland, USA
  • February 24 2015

In 2014, Ireland found itself at the centre of a battle between the US authorities and Microsoft in relation to data access. In late 2013, Microsoft

Government pushes through new data retention laws
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • March 27 2015

On 26 March 2015 the Government's controversial new telecommunications data retention laws were passed by Parliament. These laws, enacted through the

Keeping the app store ‘appy! Avoiding the pitfalls of app compliance, part 1
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • May 14 2015

Apps are frequently rejected for failure to comply with app store legal rules. This can happen at the initial app approval stage, or even later after