We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance



Results: 1-10 of 79

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2012

On January 12, 2012, the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) filed a letter with the FTC asking it to investigate recent changes to Google Search, called Google “Search Plus”


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 8 2012

Google, Apple, Facebook, and Twitter, among others, have filed comments opposing the FTC’s further proposed modifications to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule


Arent Fox’s this week in telecom - July 22, 2013
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2013

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Announcements The next meeting of the Consumer Advisory Committee will be August 2, 2013, 9:00 am to 4:00


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • November 15 2010

The FCC’s Enforcement Bureau announced last week that it is investigating Google, Inc., regarding the collection of data from unsecured Wi-Fi networks by its Street View vehicles


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


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2012

On July 3, 2012, a New York Criminal Court Judge ruled that Twitter must produce tweets and user information about a criminal defendant, an Occupy Wall Street protester, that were subpoenaed by the District Attorney


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2012

On June 22, 2012, Facebook signed on to California’s Joint Statement of Principles which addresses privacy policies for mobile apps


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2012

The new European Union (EU) “ePrivacy Directive” (Directive 2009136EC) took effect on May 26, 2012


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2012

On August 10, 2012, the FTC announced that it has accepted a final settlement with Facebook resolving charges that it deceived users by stating that they could keep their information on Facebook private, but then allowing that information to be shared and made public without their direct consent


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2010

On October 27, 2010, the FTC announced that it is closing its investigation into whether Google violated the law by collecting consumer data transmitted over unsecured wireless networks as part of its Street View mapping service