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New York Attorney General Announces Record COPPA Settlement

The New York Attorney General has announced a record settlement with Oath, Inc., formerly known as AOL, for allegedly violating the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.  Oath Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Verizon Communications Inc. Until June 2017, Oath was known as AOL Inc. The Children’s Online Privacy Protection

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Senate Proposes Federal Privacy Legislation That Would Impose Criminal Penalties

Calendar year 2018 has been unprecedented in terms of international and domestic privacy legislation.  From the European Union General Data Protection Regulation to states’ enactment of more restrictive data privacy laws, and from Federal Trade Commission actions to the fake news scandals, companies are expending significant resources on compliance. There has

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Changes to TCPA Related-Issues Likely Under Next Chairman of FCC

On January 23, 2017, President Trump appointed Commissioner Ajit Pai to serve as the next chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.  Pai was appointed to the FCC in 2012 and has vehemently criticized the FCC on TCPA rulings and orders.  Many believe that his appointment will result in significant changes

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