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Ballard Spahr LLP Privacy Alert: White House Privacy Report And App Actions May Change Privacy Landscape
Posted on 2 Mar 2012 by Ballard Spahr LLP

We witnessed major developments in the U.S. privacy legal landscape [in February]. Most significantly, on February 23, 2012, the White House released its long-awaited report on consumer data privacy. A week earlier, on February 16, 2012, the Federal Trade... Read More

Keller and Heckman LLP: Revamping Kids Privacy: FTC Finalizes COPPA Rule Changes
Posted on 25 Jan 2013 by Keller and Heckman LLP

By Sheila Millar, Tracy Marshall, and Crystal Skelton Excerpt: On December 19, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC" or "Commission") issued final rule amendments concluding its review of the Children's Online Privacy... Read More

Only 80% of US teens on Social Media
Posted on 15 Nov 2011 by Peter S. Vogel

Pew's recent report came as no surprise that 95% of teens (12-17) are on the Internet . But why are only 80% using Social Media? Amazingly 55% of online teens "have decided not to post something online because they were concerned that it... Read More

Are Privacy Policies Being Enforced?
Posted on 17 Oct 2011 by Peter S. Vogel

My eCommerce Times column for October is entitled " Shore Up Your Privacy Policy Before Disaster Strikes " and I encourage you to read it. Actually it was published the same day as my blog that more than 7.5 million children under 13 are... Read More