Mobile Applications

The Federal Trade Commission’s (“FTC”) recent filing of a complaint in federal district court against Amazon.com (“Amazon”) may signal the next chapter in the evolution of its enforcement actions. Historically, most subjects of enforcement actions...

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FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly published the following post on the Official FCC Blog: TCPA: It is Time to Provide Clarity. Commissioner O’Rielly stressed the need for the FCC to address TCPA petitions as soon as...

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Continuing a recent trend of enforcement actions stressing the importance of “adequate” testing for security flaws, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced settlement agreements with Fandango and Credit Karma closing investigations of their mobile app...

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Service providers, especially wireless carriers, face new complexity in responding to requests for user information under the Stored Communications Act after the Fifth Circuit’s decision in In re Application of U.S. for Historical Cell Site Data, No....

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DAY 1, WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON (5/22) Cybersecurity Policy Update.  The Wednesday afternoon session at the Georgetown Cybersecurity Law Institute began with a policy update led by Stewart Baker.  He led off with the statement that the...

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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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