Tag Archives: online privacy

Changes on the horizon for the e-commerce sector?

On 15 September 2016, the European Commission published its Preliminary Report on the e-commerce sector inquiry. The report provides an overview of the prevailing market trends of e-commerce in goods and digital content, and the likely impact this will have on competition and consumer choice. While that is the focus of the report, the outcome … Continue Reading

Reed Smith Attorneys Interview Travis LeBlanc, of California’s New Privacy Protection and Enforcement Unit

Reed Smith attorneys Amy Mushahwar and Joshua Marker, of the firm’s Data Security, Privacy & Management practice, interviewed Travis LeBlanc, California’s Special Assistant Attorney General for Technology. Mr. LeBlanc oversees the California attorney general’s office’s new Privacy Enforcement and Protection Unit. Mr. LeBlanc had a number of interesting insights regarding this new office and indicated … Continue Reading

FTC Does Not Issue a Final COPPA Rule; Instead, Seeks Comment on Modifications to Rule Definitions

This post was also written by Amy S. Mushahwar. This morning the FTC released a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking on the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule. This is not a final rule. The notice suggests further modifications to proposed definitions released in the September 2011 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on the COPPA … Continue Reading
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