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Jon Frankel

Jon Frankel has been advising clients on privacy, data security, e-commerce, intellectual property and litigation matters for more than 15 years. Jon provides practical advice to mitigate privacy and data security risks and helps clients navigate a myriad of complex data collection, use and sharing cases. Jon advises on health and children’s privacy; email, SMS and telemarketing; mobile applications; user generated content; contests, promotions, and sweepstakes, online gaming; and requests from law enforcement. Prior to joining ZwillGen, Jon was a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Bingham McCutchen, LLP, where he co-chaired the Privacy and Security Group.

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California legislation, called the “Right to Know Act of 2013” (AB 1291), would, if passed, considerably alter how businesses must comply with the existing California Shine the Light Act. In February 2013, California Assembly Member,...

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Last week at the IAPP Global Privacy Summit, Federal Trade Commission Chair Edith Ramirez spoke on how, under her watch, the Commission intends to focus on regulating the mobile space going forward. True to her...

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TEASER: FTC Revises .com Disclosures

March 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Today, the Federal Trade Commission released a long-overdue update to its 2000 Staff Guidance document Dot Com Disclosures. In the new guidance, titled “.com Disclosures: How to Make Effective Disclosures in Digital Advertising,” the FTC...

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Frequent readers of this blog may have noticed a significant increase in federal and state regulatory scrutiny over privacy and data security concerning mobile applications over the last year.  This has included FTC enforcement actions...

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Earlier this week, Ken Dreifach blogged about how COPPA’s New Rule Affects Ad Networks. Today, we look at how the new rules will impact general audience and teen-directed websites when they take effect on July...

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FTC Releases Long-Awaited COPPA Amendments

December 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

At a press conference hosted by Sen. Rockefeller, FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz today announced the release of the FTC’s long-awaited final amendments to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”).   The FTC believes the new...

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