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FTC To Review The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act
The FTC is taking a fresh look at the COPPA to evaluate the amendments that went into effect in 2013 and to consider whether additional modifications are warranted in light of rapidly changing technology, such as...
United States
12 Aug 2019
New York City Bill Would Bar Sharing Of Cellphone Location Data
A bill has been introduced in the New York City Council that, if enacted, would make it unlawful for a mobile application developer or a telecommunications carrier to share a customer's location data with third parties...
United States
8 Aug 2019
Telemarketing >> Telemarketing Lawsuits Fueled By Regulatory Uncertainty
Recent developments continue to highlight the high risks associated with class action lawsuits brought under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
United States
18 Jul 2019
Mobile/Digital >> Big Data And Big Questions
The use of biometric and location data has been on the rise for several years, but the expanded uses of this data must be reevaluated in light of the
United States
18 Jul 2019
Litigation Alert >> "Dialing It Back?" Federal Courts Weigh In On "Autodialers" After Appeals Court Strikes Down FCC Interpretation Of TCPA
Following a March 2018 by the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit that rejected certain Federal Communications Commission (FCC) interpretations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ...
United States
26 Jun 2018
Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Key Parts Of The FCC's TCPA Order
Under the TCPA, the penalty for a violation is $500 per call or text, which can be trebled for willfulness.
United States
16 May 2018
No Harm, No Foul? Individualized Consent Issues Sink TCPA Class Action
Is a class action lawsuit appropriate when some class members have consented to the defendant's conduct, but have not given that consent in the manner the law requires?
United States
17 Jan 2018
Mobile Is On The Move
As we approach the tenth anniversary of the iPhone, it's clear that mobile advertising has hit a tipping point.
United States
7 Aug 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
A Fallen Warrior In The Game Of Mobile Privacy
With their proximity to Silicon Valley, it is no surprise that the Golden State Warriors are leading a fast break in the NBA when it comes to technology and social media.
United States
28 Oct 2016
FTC's First COPPA Action Against Mobile Ad Network Highlights Risks For Operators As Well
Under the settlement, InMobi will pay the FTC $950,000 in civil penalties (reduced from $4 million, the largest COPPA penalty to date), delete all inappropriately collected data and implement a comprehensive privacy program.
United States
18 Jul 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
Amazon Found Liable For Billing Parents For Children's Unauthorized In-App Charges
A federal district court in Washington ruled that Amazon unlawfully billed parents for in-app purchases incurred by their children without express informed consent.
United States
10 May 2016
2016 Mitigating Risk: Key Litigation Developments - Consumer Class Actions >> Our Best Offer: Rule 68 And TCPA Class Actions
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) imposes significant restrictions on automatically dialed calls, including prohibitions against virtually all automated calls and text messages to cell phones.
United States
12 Apr 2016
Upcoming FCC Rulings Will Create New Challenges For TCPA Compliance
The Federal Communications Commission recently announced that it will be issuing a package of rulings on 21 long-standing petitions concerning the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.
United States
8 Jul 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
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