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Legal Links of Interest for the week ending October 12, 2012
by Steven Getman
Sunday, October 14, 2012
Attorney Steven Getman notes some of the stories about the law and lawyers in the news this past week:
Proposition 37, the California Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act ("Prop 37”), if approved by the voters on November 6, 2012, will provide that food offered for retail sale in California produced with genetic...more
In Episode 54 of The Wendel Forum (originally aired on March 17, 2012, on 960 KNEW AM radio), show host Dick Lyons continues his conversations with attendees of Natural Products Expo West 2012 in Anaheim. The show sees...more
The White House Report. On February 23, 2012, the White House released a report entitled Consumer Data Privacy in a Networked World: A Framework for Protecting Privacy and Promoting Innovation in the Global Digital Economy,...more
Today the White House released its long-awaited Privacy Report in which it unveiled a Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights intended to provide consumers with greater online privacy protection, and establish a blueprint...more
In This Issue:
Manatt Honored by The Association of Media & Entertainment Counsel as Law Firm of the Year; Sen. Rockefeller Targets Online Tracking for Hearing; FTC Extends Deadline for COPPA Comments; Pope Doesn’t Like...more
Two subcommittees of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade and the Subcommittee on Health, held a joint hearing last week on the issue of “Food Marketing: Can...more
The collection, use and disclosure of geolocation information obtained from customers' mobile devices has become commonplace among mobile phone providers and third party application developers. Geolocation information...more
EPIC submitted a statement to the House Energy and Commerce Committee, following a hearing on "Do Not Track Legislation: Is Now the Right Time?" Congress is considering proposals that would enable users to opt-out of...more
California’s legislature is considering new legislation that would ban the manufacture, sale, or distribution of certain consumer products sold in California unless manufacturers publish a comprehensive list of ingredients on...more
In This Issue:
*Diet Supplement Manufacturer Settles False Claims Suit for $2.5 Million
*FTC v. Kellogg, Part II
*Groups Respond to Boucher’s Privacy Bill
*Virginia Passes New Law on Promotions
On March 29, 2010, FDA published a proposed rule setting forth how it would interpret the Congressionally mandated requirement that “major statements” in broadcast Director-to-Consumer (“DTC”) advertisements for prescription...more
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