Interest-based advertising (IBA), also known as behavioral advertising, creates profiles of consumers based on their online activities over time and across services, and uses them to send consumers relevant, targeted ads.
In law school, everybody learns the adage that hard cases make bad law. When it comes to the Federal Trade Commission, a better aphorism might be, “easy cases make new law.”
Earlier this year, AmeriFreight, a Georgia-based auto shipment broker, settled with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over charges that the company posted customer reviews on its website while failing to disclose that it had given cash discounts to customers in exchange for the reviews.
A federal appellate court will consider early next month whether the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA) makes an “Android ID” – a device identifier used in Google’s smartphones –personally identifiable information (PII).
Augmented Reality (AR) uses technology to overlay real world, physical environments with virtual components like light, sound, video, images or GPS data.
The FCC Enforcement Bureau has released an Enforcement Advisory on what it terms the “Open Internet Privacy Standard” in anticipation of the potential June 12 effective date of the FCC’s Open Internet Order.
On May 20, 2015, the Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) published a proposed rule affecting exports of intrusion software, surveillance systems, and related systems, equipment, software, and components.
On May 12, 2015, the Commercial UAS (Unmanned Aerial Systems –i.e. drones) Modernization Act was introduced to the Senate Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety and Security, which sets forth interim drone operating rules while the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) finalizes permanent regulations.
Connecticut Governor Daniel Malloy signed Connecticut’s new social media law on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 prohibiting employers from…
Earlier this year, an affiliate of the hedge fund Standard General LP assumed more than 1,700 RadioShack® store leases in an auction sale in the electronics retailer’s bankruptcy.