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The Regulatory Mix - Monday, October 7, 2019

Posted by Cory Garone

ag_barr_and_uk_home_secretary_priti_patel_-68_2U.S. and UK Strike Law Enforcement Data Access Agreement 

In a press release, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that the United States and the United Kingdom entered into the world’s first ever Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data Act (CLOUD Act) Agreement that will allow American and British law enforcement agencies, with appropriate authorization, to demand electronic data regarding serious crime, including terrorism, child sexual abuse, and cybercrime, directly from tech companies based in the other country, without legal barriers. 

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Topics: Robocall, DOJ, Law Enforcement Data Access Agreement, Pennsylvania Telemarketing Law, United Kingdom, cybercrime, CLOUD Act

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, July 26, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

doj-reversal-2011-decision-696x290The DOJ Announced it is Reviewing Online Platform Practices

The Department of Justice announced today that the Department’s Antitrust Division is reviewing whether and how market-leading online platforms have achieved market power and are engaging in practices that have reduced competition, stifled innovation, or otherwise harmed consumers.

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Topics: DOJ, U.S. House Antitrust Subcommittee, NCTA, pole attachment rates, Online Platform Practices, The Internet & Television Association

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Posted by Cory Garone

FTC-2FTC CAN-SPAM Rule

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced today that it has completed its first review of the CAN-SPAM Rule, which establishes requirements for commercial e-mail messages and gives recipients the right to opt out of receiving them.  The FTC voted to keep the Rule with no changes.  The Rule requires that a commercial e-mail contain accurate header and subject lines, identify itself as an advertisement, include a valid physical address, and offer recipients a way to opt out of future messages. 

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Topics: FTC, Federal Trade Commission, Department of Justice, Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim, CAN-SPAM Rule, DOJ, Free Internet

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