Advertising Law Newsletter - December 13, 2010

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In this issue: Manatt Partner Tony DiResta to Explore the FTC's Top Privacy Initiatives in WOMMA Webinar; Antipiracy, Counterfeit Bill Heads to Full Senate; Preview: A Draft of the Commerce Department’s Privacy Report; Feds Crack Down on “Alcopop” Drinks Studies Find Privacy Icons Effective; DAs Sue Overstock.com for Discount Misrepresentations.

The Senate Judiciary Committee recently passed the Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act by a unanimous vote, moving the legislation to the full Senate. The bill, which would give the Department of Justice greater power to shut down Web sites featuring allegedly infringing or pirated material, has received sharp criticism from digital rights groups. These groups argue that the Act gives the government too much power because it allows a court to issue an injunction against a domain registrar without giving them a chance to respond.

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Published In: Administrative Agency Updates, Consumer Protection Updates, Intellectual Property Updates, Privacy Updates, Science, Computers & Technology Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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