The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued an opinion on Friday, January 30, upholding the Federal Trade Commission’s findings that POM Wonderful’s advertising, in which it claimed that consuming POM Wonderful pomegranate juice could prevent or reduce the risk of heart disease, prostate cancer, and erectile dysfunction, was deceptive.
We’ve noted before that the FTC has been increasingly aggressive in pursuing a perceived wrong doing and has had a fair amount of success in court in those efforts. The FTC, however, does not win them all.
On Tuesday, January 27, the FTC issued a 71-page Staff Report on the privacy and security issues with the Internet of Things. As we’ve noted in our previous blog posts, the Internet of Things (“IoT”) refers to the growing ability of everyday devices to monitor and communicate information through the Internet.
On Thursday, Jan. 29, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that a Colorado man will be banned — subject to final approval — from distributing nude photos and videos without the subjects’ consent. This comes following an FTC investigation that resulted in allegations of two FTC Act violations.
The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) governs an online operator’s collection of personal information from children, i.e., those under 13 years of age.
The FTC has officially released a report on their recommendations for the Internet of Things. And the number-one thing on their priorities? Privacy.
Today is Data Privacy Day, and as you might expect, we have a few bits and bytes for you.
Yesterday, the Federal Trade Commission released a staff report on the Internet of Things (“IoT”) that provides best practice recommendations for addressing privacy and security risks associated with IoT products and services.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) yesterday released its staff report on the Internet of Things (IoT). The report summarizes the FTC’s November 2013 workshop, “The Internet of Things: Privacy and Security in a Connected World,” and provides FTC staff recommendations in this area.
As the vast array of internet-connected devices mushrooms, and technologies permit those devices to communicate with one another, calls for privacy and security can be heard.