Steven B. Roosa

Steven B. Roosa

Holland & Knight LLP

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FTC Provides Guidance On Obtaining Parental Consent Under COPPA

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has recently responded to three applications seeking approval for new methods for obtaining parental consent under the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule....more

4/15/2014 - COPPA FTC Parental Consent

Heartbleed - A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words

We mentioned in our prior post the potential legal issues that The Heartbleed Bug will create from the standpoint of data breach and safe harbor, especially given the prospect of compromised keys. A number of people, however,...more

4/14/2014 - Critical Watch Data Breach Data Protection Heartbleed Technology

Three Important TCPA Developments

Within the course of two weeks, there have important modifications in the way that the TCPA is applied and enforced. 1. In the Matter of GroupMe Inc./Skype Communications S.A.R.L., FCC Declaratory Ruling, FCC 14-33...more

4/11/2014 - Consent Enforcement FCC Skype TCPA Texting

Heartbleed SSL/TLS Vulnerability

"SSL" and "TLS" refer to the transport protocols that are used widely across the web to secure communications between end users and servers. Websites, web applications, online services, portals, and even some virtual private...more

4/11/2014 - Data Breach Data Protection End-Users Heartbleed Internet Privacy Security and Privacy Controls

FTC Publishes New Privacy Guidelines for Mobile Apps

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released guidelines to assist mobile app developers to comply with truth-in-advertising and basic privacy principles when marketing new mobile apps....more

11/15/2012 - Advertising Data Collection Data Protection False Advertising Mobile Apps Privacy Policy

Complying with the California Attorney General's Statement on Mobile Apps: Don't Rely on Website Privacy Policies

The California Attorney General recently sent a letter to more than 100 companies notifying them that they are not in compliance with California law, due to the fact that their mobile applications use or collect personal...more

11/2/2012 - Data Collection Delta Airlines Kamala Harris Mobile Apps Online Privacy Protection Act Personally Identifiable Information Privacy Policy

Privacy And Security In Mobile Apps, The Cloud, And The Internet Of Things: The Role Of In-House Counsel In Mitigating New Class...

The world has changed in ways that are even more dramatic than the conventional wisdom would suggest. When thinking about privacy online, it is tempting to immediately envision a desktop web browsers and one's latest web...more

10/1/2012 - Cloud Computing COPPA Data Collection Data Protection FTC Mobile Apps

COPPA May Now Apply to You: FTC Proposes Additional Revisions to Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule and Seeks Public...

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced on August 1, 2012, that it was seeking public comment on a Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (Supplemental NOPR) concerning the FTC's revision of the Children's Online...more

8/9/2012 - COPPA FTC

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