MIchael Drobac

MIchael Drobac

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FTC to Hold Seminar on Mobile Device Tracking

Mobile apps and consumer privacy continue to be hot issues for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). On February 19, 2014, the FTC staff will hold an open seminar on privacy and related issues raised by mobile tracking...more

2/19/2014 - FTC Mobile Devices Warrantless Tracking Wireless Devices

Verizon v. FCC: What Happened, Why It’s Important, and What Comes Next

In Verizon v. FCC, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia overturned the Federal Communications Commission’s (“Commission” or “FCC”) anti-discrimination and anti-blocking provisions of...more

1/16/2014 - Broadband Cable Television Providers Comcast Common Carriers Communications Act of 1934 FCC Internet Internet Service Providers ISPs Networks Telecommunications Verizon

Capital Thinking: Technology & Communications

Legislative Activity - Senate Commerce Committee Evaluates FCC And FTC Nominees - The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation held a hearing on Wednesday, September 18 to consider the...more

9/26/2013 - Confirmation Proceedings Copyright Alert System Data Collection Data Protection FCC FTC Internet Retailers Nominations Piracy Sales & Use Tax Spam Texting Voluntary IP Agreements

Capital Thinking: Technology and Communications

LEGISLATIVE ACTIVITY - FCC Nominations - The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation is expected to hold a confirmation hearing on Republican Michael O’Reilly’s nomination to serve as a...more

9/12/2013 - Deadlines FCC New Regulations Nominations Telecommunications

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: The Intersection of the Internet, Digital Commerce and Data-Privacy

On 8 July, the EU and U.S. launched the first round of negotiations on a free trade agreement – the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) – in Washington, D.C. The trade relationship between the European Union...more

8/1/2013 - Data Protection Digital Goods Edward Snowden EU PRISM Program Safe Harbors TTIP

FTC Balances Privacy, Connectivity Needs

While “smart” devices provide a wealth of consumer benefits, they pose risks to privacy and security due to their ability to collect and share personal data. In response to the increasing use and capabilities of smart...more

4/23/2013 - Data Protection FTC Privacy Policy Security and Privacy Controls Smartphones

TechComm – FTC/UDAAP Client Alert: FTC Staff Issues Guidance on Effective Online Disclosures

Companies engaged in online advertising and social media promotions should carefully review “Dot-Com Disclosures – How to Make Effective Disclosures in Digital Advertising,” released by the FTC staff on March 12, 2013. This...more

3/22/2013 - Advertising Disclosure Requirements Dot Com Disclosure Guide FTC Marketing Mobile Devices

TECHCOMM/FINANCIAL SERVICES CLIENT ALERT: FTC Releases Report Outlining Mobile Payment Concerns

On March 8, 2013, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released a staff report, entitled “Paper, Plastic…or Mobile? An FTC Workshop on Mobile Payments,” addressing its consumer protection concerns in the mobile payments area....more

3/13/2013 - Data Collection Data Protection FTC Mobile Devices Mobile Payments

FTC Releases Recommendations on Mobile Privacy Disclosures

On Friday, February 1, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released a staff report recommending best practices for mobile privacy disclosures. The report, available here, reviews the benefits and privacy risks of mobile...more

2/5/2013 - Advertising Networks App Developers App Platform Providers FTC Mobile Apps Mobile Devices Operating System Developers Privacy Disclosures Privacy Policy Third-Party Trade Associations

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