FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 3-Interview with Marie Patterson, Vice President of Marketing for Hiperos
What you need to know about Canada's new Anti-Spam Law (CASL)
Why Ending FCC Blackout Rules May Be Broadcast TV's Demise
FCC Proposes New Rules On Local Wireless Siting
Data Center Networks – Interview with Jeff Moerdler, Member, Mintz Levin
What to expect from FCC Post-Governement Shutdown
Employer Social Media Policies – Interview with Mitch Danzig, Member, Member, Mintz Levin
Jason Maloni on Data Security
JOBS Act Implementation Regulations
Ernest DelBuono on Aviation
Jack Deschauer on Government Investigations
PODCAST - Inside Law - Public Policy Issues in 2013
Condo Adviser: Condominium Rules and Enforcement
Condo Adviser: What is 'FHA approved,' exactly?
Condo Owners and Dealing with Uncooperative Management Companies
Reserve Funds: Purposes and Common Mistakes
Instapundit: America's IP Laws Need to be "Pruned Back"
Polsinelli Podcast - Social Media at Work - What's Allowed and What Isn't?
Release of new book on the 'Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act"
[Legal Perspective] When Is It NOT Okay to Delete Your Social Media Account?
As online social gaming becomes more pervasive in the lives of children today, it is vital for video game providers to understand and comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Rule (“COPPA Rule”). The COPPA...more
Supplements making claims regarding diabetes, genetically customized nutritional benefits, and weight loss are slammed for false advertising.
Recent Federal Trade Commission (FTC) enforcement activities—including a...more
Under the provisions of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule that invite proposals for new mechanisms for obtaining the verifiable parental consent required to collect, use and disclose personal...more
In congressional testimony, the Federal Trade Commission’s Chairwoman, Edith Ramirez, recently reiterated the FTC’s call for stronger data security laws, while federal legislation concerning data security and breach...more
In a First, Dreft Sponsors—And Tweets About—Jonas Baby -
In what appears to be the first endorsement for a celebrity baby birth, Dreft laundry detergent announced the arrival of the first born child of Kevin Jonas, the...more
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
The FTC has announced its unanimous approval for the kidSAFE Seal Program proposed by Samet Privacy, LLC under the “safe harbor” provision of the COPPA Rule (the “kidSAFE Seal Program”). The Commission’s decision comes after...more
High-Profile Mistake Could Cost Data Brokers:
Could a recent marketing error by OfficeMax impact the entire data-driven marketing industry?
The company sent a mailer addressed to “Mike Seay, Daughter Killed in...more
Apps likely contain several elements of intellectual property. Protect copyrights, patents and trade secrets as you would in other software projects (employee and contractor agreements, copyright registrations, trademark...more
Shape Magazine Should “Clearly and Conspicuously” Disclose Branded Content, Says NAD -
Keeping a close eye on native advertising, the National Advertising Division recently reviewed an article in Shape magazine that...more
In this issue:
- GAO and Senate Commerce Committee Release Studies...more
This paper discusses the regulatory and judicial consequences to your business of failing to make sufficiently clear, accurate and comprehensible privacy disclosures; reports common problems with privacy...more
In this issue:
- Former BCP Director Discusses how FTC Picked its Fights
- Court Pierces the Veil on Anonymous Online Reviews
- FTC Finds Green Diaper Claims Don’t Hold Water
- A Warning Letter is...more
On January 15, the FTC announced that a major mobile technology company agreed to resolve allegations that it violated Section 5 of the FTC Act by failing to inform account holders that entering their password on their mobile...more
In a speech that garnered worldwide attention, President Barack Obama has announced important reforms in the ways the US government will gather, store, use and retain signals-related information. These changes will quickly...more
2014 promises further legislative, regulatory and judicial attention to a number of high-profile privacy issues. This article examines 10 privacy issues and trends likely to receive attention in the coming year, including the...more
The Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) amended Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule (16 CFR § 312 et seq.), effective July 1, 2013, allows industry groups and companies to apply for FTC approval of new parental...more
As we predicted in our prior blog post reviewing the key children’s privacy developments of the past year, 2014 is turning out to be the year of enforcement of children’s privacy regulations! The first two requests for...more
The FTC has announced (press release) that it has unanimously approved the knowledge-based authentication method proposed by Imperium, LLC (“Imperium”) as a COPPA-compliant method of obtaining verifiable parental consent...more
The Italian Antitrust Authority (Agcm) blocked access in the Italian territory to 122 websites, managed through servers located in Malaysia and registered by foreign entities...more
In This Issue:
The ACCC publishes varied Special Access Undertaking for consultation; NBN Co to pilot test fibre-to-the building technologies; The ACCC not to oppose acquisition of TransACT's fibre to the premises...more
California law will soon require website and mobile app operators to disclose additional information in their privacy policies. Because the law applies to operators of websites and online services (including mobile apps) that...more
FTC Focus in Spring 2014 – Privacy:
Looking ahead to 2014, the Federal Trade Commission announced that it will host three spring seminars focused on consumer privacy and the implications of new technology....more
Significant compliance obligations with children’s privacy rules!
Last December, the FTC gave to us the long awaited (or maybe not so much by covered entities!) final amendments to the 14-year old Children’s Online...more
After a long consultation process, the Italian Communications Authority (AGCOM) published the long awaited regulations on the protection of copyright on the Internet and media, which among other things provide for a notice...more
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