Ieuan Jolly

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Staying Out of the FTC’s Data Security Cross-Hairs

As the Federal Trade Commission acknowledges in a recent blog post, no company wants to discover that its data security practices are under federal investigation. Yet any company that collects, uses or maintains consumer data...more

6/13/2015 - Corporate Counsel Data Breach Data Protection Data Security Data Use Policies Document Requests FTC Information Security Investigations Privacy Policy Settlement

Retail Tracking Firm Slammed with FTC Consent Order

The Federal Trade Commission last month announced a proposed consent order settling claims against Nomi Technologies, a third-party mobile tracking service that collects data about consumers' in-store shopping behavior. The...more

5/5/2015 - Consent Order Data Collection Enforcement Actions FTC Mobile Devices Mobile Privacy Retailers Web Tracking

White House Releases Draft Privacy Bill

The White House released a discussion draft of the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2015. The Act is intended to establish baseline privacy protections for individuals in industries which are not currently regulated at...more

3/6/2015 - Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Covered Entities Cybersecurity Discussion Draft FTC Obama Administration

FTC Recommends Privacy and Security Best Practices for the "Internet of Things"

The Federal Trade Commission released a staff report on the Internet of Things, recommending ways companies can minimize the data they collect, suggesting specific steps to increase security of connected devices, and...more

1/29/2015 - Best Practices Cybersecurity Data Protection FTC Internet Internet of Things

FTC Approves iKeepSafe Program as COPPA Safe Harbor

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has approved iKeepSafe as a self-regulatory "safe harbor" program under the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). The FTC's COPPA Rule requires, among other things, that online...more

9/16/2014 - COPPA Data Protection FTC iKeepSafe Safe Harbors

Snapchat Settles FTC Charges of Misrepresenting Privacy and Security Features

Snapchat, a mobile app that lets users send photos and videos that self-destruct within ten seconds, settled FTC charges relating to the app's ephemeral message feature and the app's data collection and security features....more

5/15/2014 - Data Collection FTC Mobile Apps Mobile Privacy SnapChat

U.S. and U.K. Sign Memorandum of Understanding for Collaboration on Data Privacy Enforcement

Citing the increasing frequency with which consumer information crosses international borders and the need for coordinated monitoring and enforcement strategies related to consumer privacy, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission...more

4/17/2014 - Data Protection FTC Memorandum of Understanding Privacy Laws UK

FTC Senior Attorney Discusses COPPA Revisions

At the International Association of Privacy Professionals' annual privacy conference last week, FTC senior attorney Mamie Kresses discussed the new liability concerns for operators of websites and services due to the recent...more

3/18/2013 - COPPA Data Collection FTC Parental Consent Personally Identifiable Information

FTC Sets Guidelines for Mobile Privacy Disclosures

The FTC issued a new report, Mobile Privacy Disclosures: Building Trust Through Transparency, on February 1, 2013, detailing the Commission's recommendations for best practices for key players in the mobile "ecosystem":...more

2/5/2013 - Address Book Advertising App Developers App Platform Providers COPPA Disclosure Requirements Enforcement FTC Mobile Apps Mobile Devices Mobile Ecosystems Privacy Disclosures Social Networks Transparency

FTC Issues Second Staff Report Criticizing Mobile App Industry for Lack of Privacy Disclosures in Kids' Mobile Apps

The Federal Trade Commission issued its second staff report on mobile apps directed to children, stating that parents are not being provided with information about what data an app collects, who will have access to that data,...more

12/18/2012 - COPPA FTC Mobile Apps Unfair or Deceptive Trade Practices

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