FTC & State AG

The third annual privacy sweep conducted by the Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN), a cross-border network of privacy regulators, has yielded good news and bad news for children’s apps and websites. The bad news—a May...

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Companies have yet another reason to pay attention to their privacy policies and ensure their data security systems are up to snuff. Marking another important win for the FTC in FTC v. Wyndham, the Court...

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The FTC released “Start with Security,”a whitepaper promoting best security practices. Based on the FTC’s more than fifty Section 5, Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practices settlements, the whitepaper provides examples of what is and is...

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The sharing economy is changing the way we behave as consumers across numerous sectors, and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is taking notice. The sharing economy, also referred to as the on-demand economy or collaborative...

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Would you pay top dollar for a company that’s missing its user data? Neither would your company’s future acquirers. Data is valuable. When your company is sold, it will be worth a lot more if...

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The Federal Trade Commission and 27 members of the Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN), which comprises privacy enforcement agencies worldwide, are joining forces to continue efforts to better protect children’s privacy online. To aid these...

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The FTC agreed to settle charges and enter into a consent order with Nomi Technologies, Inc., a company that offers tracking analytics services to brick and mortar retailers. Nomi’s service installs sensors at retail locations...

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Online reviews of products, services and businesses have become integral in how consumers make e-commerce purchases. Many savvy consumers rely on reviews by other consumers or experts before they make a purchase, plan a trip,...

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Joining the list of courts that have evaluated the Federal Trade Commission’s authority in the data security space, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit heard arguments on FTC v. Wyndham Worldwide Corporation...

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FAA and White House Release Drone Guidelines

February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Both the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the White House on February 15th announced new guidelines on the use of drones in the U.S. The FAA’s proposed rules governing small drones (unmanned aircraft systems or...

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