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FTC warns data companies of potential FCRA violations
  • Venable LLP
  • 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


California positioning itself to press the eraser button
  • Venable LLP
  • 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


Senate Commerce Committee examines “do not track” status
  • Venable LLP
  • 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


FTC hosts workshop on big data
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 12 2014

On September 15, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") hosted a workshop entitled "Big Data: A Tool for Inclusion or Exclusion?" The workshop


House energy and commerce subcommittee hearing on data flows
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 12 2014

On September 17, 2014, the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade ("Subcommittee") held a hearing


GAO report on CFPB big data collection
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 12 2014

On September 22, 2014, the U.S. Government Accountability Office ("GAO") published a report on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's ("CFPB"


Federal Trade Commission takes action against retail device tracking firm
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2015

On April 23, 2015, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") announced a settlement with Nomi Technologies, Inc. regarding the firm's retail tracking


Virginia becomes first state to mandate chip payment card technology for state agencies
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2015

Virginia became the first state to mandate the use of advanced chip authentication security features, i.e., "chip" payment card technology for state


Washington State updates data breach law
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2015

On April 23, 2015, Washington State enacted H.B. 1078, which amends Washington's data breach notification statute. Among other changes, the new law


New Jersey Assembly passes bill restricting use of IDS by retailers
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2015

On June 25, 2015, the New Jersey Assembly passed A.3946, the Personal Information and Privacy Protection Act, which aims to restrict the purposes for