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Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert >> New Law Creates Data Breach Safe Harbor For Companies With Written Security Programs
A new Ohio law – the Ohio Data Protection Act (the "Act") – has created a legal safe harbor to limit a company's litigation
United States
20 Nov 2018
Advertising, Marketing & Promotions Alert >> NAD's BuzzFeed Decision May Be A Roadmap For Affiliate Marketing
The National Advertising Division (NAD) declined to review the statements made by BuzzFeed, Inc. (BuzzFeed) ...
United States
7 Oct 2018
Internet Vendors Now Face New Tax Obligations In Massachusetts
States, backed by brick-and-mortar stores, have been in a long-running battle with Internet vendors to collect sales taxes for online sales by out-of-state Internet retailers to their residents.
United States
13 Oct 2017
Trump Affirms Congress's Repeal Of The FCC's Broadband Privacy Rules
Congress has voted to overturn the customer privacy rules adopted last year by the FCC for wireless and home broadband internet service providers (ISPs) and other telecommunications carriers, thereby opening the door to more expansive and aggressive uses of customer data.
United States
11 Apr 2017
New Copyright Office Regulations Require Websites To Re-Register For DMCA Safe Harbor Protection
The Copyright Office recently implemented new regulations governing how websites and other online service providers must register a designated agent for receiving copyright infringement notices...
United States
22 Dec 2016
FTC Report On 'Sharing' Economy Highlights Business Issues And Potential Regulatory Concerns For Platforms, Buyers And Sellers
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued a four-part, 100-page report examining peer-to-peer platforms such as Uber, Lyft and Airbnb, which many refer to as the "sharing" economy.
United States
30 Nov 2016
Advertising, Marketing & Promotions Alert >> Self-Regulatory Principles Applied For First Time To Mobile Apps And Discussed At DAA And ASRC Events
The advertising industry's self-regulatory enforcement group issued its first actions applying its mobile principles.
United States
26 May 2016
New DAA Guidance Emphasizes Applicability Of Transparency And Control To Cross-Device Advertising Practices
The Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) has released initial guidance explaining how its Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising apply to the cross-device environment.
United States
3 Dec 2015
Federal Circuit Court Reinforces FTC's Authority To Act In Data Breach Cases
For the past decade, the FTC has been bringing administrative actions under the Act against companies with allegedly deficient data security practices that failed to protect consumer data against hackers...
United States
2 Sep 2015
Canada's Anti-Spam Law, Poised To Take Effect, Requires Action Now
Advertisers that have not yet begun to do so should develop plans and procedures to comply with the CASL for Canadian residents on their email marketing lists.
United States
17 Jul 2014
Facebook-FTC Settlement Resolves Multiple Privacy Complaints With The Dominant Social Network
Facebook’s settlement of Federal Trade Commission (FTC) allegations that it misrepresented its privacy practices to consumers resolves numerous complaints over Facebook’s privacy practices and may be viewed as a model for how interactive companies in the United States should handle consumer privacy issues.
United States
6 Dec 2011
Stop Online Piracy Act: The Details
The bill empowers the U.S. Attorney General to take court action "to protect U.S. customers and prevent U.S. support of foreign infringing sites" and creates a "[m]arket-based system to protect U.S. customers and prevent U.S. funding of sites dedicated to theft of U.S. property.
United States
14 Nov 2011
ICANN Implements Plans To Expand Top-Level Domain Name Options
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the non-profit entity tasked with coordinating the worldwide Internet domain name system, has implemented two plans that will greatly impact the Internet’s structure of domain name suffixes known as generic top-level domains (gTLDs).
United States
20 Sep 2011
Dot Com Disclosures: FTC Seeking Comments
It has been 11 years since the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued its guidelines regarding disclosures in Internet advertising, known as the Dot Com Disclosures.
United States
26 Jul 2011
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