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Federal Trade Commission v. Amazon​.com Inc.

Partner Dana Rosenfeld co-authored the E-Commerce Law Reports article Federal Trade Commission v. Amazon​.com Inc.” The article discusses a recent federal ruling in favor of the FTC, finding that Amazon was liable for children’s unauthorized in-app purchases. The article covers the background of the Amazon case, the court’s order, and key takeaways. It highlights that the Amazon decision, in addition to other recent FTC actions in the mobile marketplace, identifies key compliance obligations and considerations for app developers and providers. Read more…

FTC Data Security Enforcement: Analyzing the Past, Present, and Future

The Competition Journal article FTC Data Security Enforcement: Analyzing The Past, Present, And Future” explains the current legal landscape on data security, the Federal Trade Commission’s legal authority to regulate data security practices, efforts to increase enforcement, and predictions for the future. Read more…

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Ethics: Wearables, Data Collection and Privacy
July 18, 2016”,“SAN JOSE, CA
Wearables TechCon

Style Meets Sophistication: Legal Implications for Advertising Your Wearable Product
July 20, 2016”,“SAN JOSE, CA
Wearables TechCon

Hot Topics in the International Sales, Franchising and Products Law Section
September 19, 2016”,“WASHINGTON, DC
Annual Conference of the International Bar Association

Big Data, Big Decisions: Key Legal Considerations for the Collection and Use of Big Data
September 27, 2016”,“NEW YORK, NY
Strata + Hadoop World 2016

Developing and Substantiating Product Claims
October 5, 2016”,“LAS VEGAS, NV
2016 SupplySide West Global Conference

Federal and State AG Enforcement on Cyber Security, Data Privacy, and Protection
October 13, 2016”,“CHICAGO, IL
20th Advanced Global Legal and Compliance Forum on Privacy & Security of Consumer and Employee Information
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Privacy & Security Forum
October 24, 2016”,“WASHINGTON, DC
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