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Stacey Brandenburg

Stacey Brandenburg

Stacey advises clients on a wide range of privacy and data security issues. A veteran of the Federal Trade Commission’s Division of Privacy and Identity Protection, Stacey assists clients in responding to FTC investigations involving potential violations of Section 5 of the FTC Act, the FTC’s advertising guidelines, and the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). She also helps clients respond to investigations by State Attorneys General. Stacey helps clients implement sound security and privacy practices and provides compliance training to employees. Stacey is on the faculty at American University’s Washington College of Law, where she teaches on technology and privacy-related issues.

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It is common for practitioners seeking insight into the Federal Trade Commission’s priorities to read the remarks of FTC Commissioners like tea leaves, or to follow their statements like an installment of Downton Abbey or...

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As we highlighted earlier this fall, the Federal Trade Commission broadcast its interest in the Internet of Things (“IoT”) by bringing its first IoT security action against TrendNet. See here. Last week, the Commission continued...

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The FTC has brought its first data security enforcement action involving the “Internet of Things.” See the FTC’s Complaint at here. According to the complaint, TRENDnet, a seller of Internet Protocol (“IP”) cameras, failed to implement...

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In the FTC’s most recent effort to address “big data” privacy and security concerns, Commissioner Julie Brill proposed a self-regulatory initiative – “Reclaim Your Name” – that would give consumers more insight into and control...

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