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Federal Trade Commission and Congress consider children’s online privacy

USA - August 2 2010 Children's online privacy has once again risen to the top of the agenda for the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC" or "Commission") and the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation's Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance ("Senate Commerce Subcommittee").

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

Congress considers consumer privacy

USA - August 2 2010 With the passage of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act on July 21, 2010, Congress has moved its attention to matters related to privacy, data security, and cybersecurity.

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

Office of Management and Budget changes guidance on cookie use by government agencies

USA - August 2 2010 For the past ten years, the federal government, through the Office of Management and Budget's ("OMB") June 22, 2000 Memorandum on Privacy Policies and Data Collection on Federal Web Sites, effectively prohibited federal government sites from using cookies to collect data from visitors.

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

Twitter settles with Federal Trade Commission in agency’s first case against a social networking service

USA - August 2 2010 In June, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") settled its first case brought against a social networking service under Section 5 of the FTC Act.

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

Department of Health and Human Services issues proposed rules on health privacy

USA - August 2 2010 On July 8, 2010, the Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") issued new proposals on health privacy to implement the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health ("HITECH") Act, enacted as part of federal stimulus legislation in February 2009.

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