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FTC Updates COPPA Guidance for IoT and New Consent Options
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • July 14 2017

On June 21, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) updated one of its Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) compliance guides for


California breach notification law extended to online log-in credentials
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2013

On September 27, 2013, California's governor signed S.B. 46, a bill that expands the reach of the state's existing data breach law to cover


Federal Trade Commission announces settlement with Facebook
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2011

On November 29, 2011, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC” or “Commission”) announced that it had reached a settlement with Facebook over concerns about changes to Facebook’s privacy settings that publicly exposed users’ personal information as well as other privacy practices related to information sharing by Facebook apps and between Facebook and advertisers


State attorneys general to examine privacy
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2012

In June, Maryland Attorney General Douglas Gansler was elected president of the National Association of Attorneys General (“NAAG”) and announced that his year-long presidential initiative will focus on “Privacy in the Digital Age.”


Congress considers online gambling legislation
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2010

Since passage of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act ("UIGEA") in 2006, which made it illegal for a person "in the business of betting or wagering" to receive money in connection with unlawful internet gambling, a number of legislative initiatives have been introduced that propose an alternative regulatory framework for online gambling, including licensing, taxing, and regulating different forms of online gambling


Department of Justice clarifies position on internet gambling enforcement
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • February 21 2012

The Office of Legal Counsel for the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) has released a memorandum opinion repudiating its long-standing position on the applicability of the Wire Act to certain forms of internet gambling


FTC updates COPPA Rule
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2013

Following a multi-year review that began in 2010, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") has released its updated Children's Online Privacy Protection


ECPA legislation under congressional consideration
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • November 12 2014

September featured several developments in the ongoing debate over the limits on the government's ability to access personal electronic


Digital Advertising Alliance releases new mobile guidance
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2013

The Digital Advertising Alliance ("DAA") published new guidance applying its Self- Regulatory Principles to the mobile app and Web environments on


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