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FTC issues COPPA educational letters to industry

USA - June 17 2013 As the July 1, 2013 implementation date of the updated Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule ("COPPA Rule") approaches, businesses are working to…

Emilio W. Cividanes, Kelly A. DeMarchis, Stuart P. Ingis, Michael A. Signorelli, Julia Kernochan Tama

California positioning itself to press the eraser button

USA - June 17 2013 California Senate Bill 568, passed unanimously in the California Senate, would mandate an "eraser button" for websites that collect information from…

Emilio W. Cividanes, Kelly A. DeMarchis, Stuart P. Ingis, Michael A. Signorelli, Julia Kernochan Tama

Federal Trade Commission’s revised COPPA Rule to take effect July 1st

USA - June 17 2013 The revised Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule ("COPPA Rule") is poised to take effect as scheduled on July 1, 2013. On May 6, 2013, the…

Emilio W. Cividanes, Kelly A. DeMarchis, Stuart P. Ingis, Michael A. Signorelli, Julia Kernochan Tama

FTC warns data companies of potential FCRA violations

USA - June 17 2013 On May 7, 2013, the Federal Trade Commission (the "FTC" or "Commission") issued warning letters to ten companies described as "data brokers," based…

Emilio W. Cividanes, Kelly A. DeMarchis, Stuart P. Ingis, Michael A. Signorelli, Julia Kernochan Tama

Senate Commerce Committee examines “do not track” status

USA - June 17 2013 On April 24, Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV), Chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee, convened a committee hearing titled "A Status Update on the…

Emilio W. Cividanes, Kelly A. DeMarchis, Stuart P. Ingis, Michael A. Signorelli, Julia Kernochan Tama