The Download - June 2012


In this Issue:

- Industry Developments

- DAA Raises Concern About Default ‘Do Not Track’ Browser Setting

- Heard on the Hill

- Congressional Committees Hold Hearings on White House and FTC

- House Judiciary Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Geolocation Privacy

- FTC Raises Data Security and Children’s Privacy Claims in RockYou Settlement

- FTC Hosts Workshop on Mobile Payments

- FTC Explores Dotcom Disclosures

- FCC Requests Comments on Privacy and Security of Information on Mobile Devices

- FCC Releases Report on Location-Based Services

- California Court Decision Provides Guidance to Email Marketers on Proxy Domains International

- UK Begins Enforcing Cookie Consent Provisions

An excerpt from "FTC Hosts Workshop on Mobile Payments"

On April 26, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) hosted a workshop, entitled “Paper, Plastic … or Mobile? An FTC Workshop on Mobile Payments,” to examine the use of mobile payments in the marketplace and how emerging technologies affect consumers. The workshop consisted of presentations and panels with representatives from business, law, finance, and consumer advocacy organizations. David Vladeck, Director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection at the FTC, delivered opening remarks stating that the purpose of the workshop was to “understand and identify [mobile payment] issues before they become widespread,” and to “build best practices for adoption” by the mobile payment industry.

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Published In: Antitrust & Trade Regulation Updates, Communications & Media Updates, International Trade Updates, Privacy Updates, Science, Computers & Technology Updates

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