FTC Commissioner Brill Urges State AGs to Up the Ante On Privacy Regulation

FTC Commissioner Brill Urges State AGs to Up the Ante On Privacy Regulation

Businesses that think they know what privacy issues are on the minds of the state attorneys general (AGs) should be aware that AGs are being urged to take action, either on their own, or in concert with the FTC, on key cutting edge privacy issues. At a major meeting of state AGs this week at the Conference of Western Attorneys General, FTC Commissioner Julie Brill, one of the highlighted speakers at the event, emphasized the importance of the AGs’ role in privacy regulation, and encouraged AGs to collaborate and cooperate on privacy investigations consistent with FTC efforts.

Update On Google Unauthorized Children’s in-App Purchase Class Action: The Show Must Go On!

Update On Google Unauthorized Children’s in-App Purchase Class Action: The Show Must Go On!

U.S. District Court Judge Ronald M. Whyte has issued an order  granting in part and denying in part Google’s Motion to Dismiss the class action filed against the Company on ­March 7 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California as a result of unauthorized children’s in-app purchases in the Google Play Store.