In this issue:

- Senate Commerce Committee Examines “Do Not Track” Status Around the Agencies

- FTC to Hold Workshop on the Internet of Things

- FTC’s Revised COPPA Rule to Take Effect July 1st

- FTC Issues COPPA Educational Letters to Industry

- FTC Warns Data Companies of Potential FCRA Violations In the States

- California Positioning Itself to Press the Eraser Button

- Excerpt from: Senate Commerce Committee Examines “Do Not Track” Status

On April 24, Senator Jay Rockefeller (D-WV), Chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee, convened a committee hearing titled “A Status Update on the Development of Voluntary Do-Not-Track Standards” to examine the steps industry stakeholders have taken in relation to an agreement to recognize a browser-based choice mechanism with respect to the collection and use of Web viewing data.

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Topics:  COPPA, DOE, FCRA, FTC, Public Comment, Web Tracking

Published In: Antitrust & Trade Regulation Updates, Communications & Media Updates, Consumer Protection 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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