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Monthly Archives: September 2011

New Privacy Task Force Established by Connecticut AG’s Office

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Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen has announced the creation of a Privacy Task Force to help educate the public about data protection requirements and to focus his Office’s response to Internet privacy concerns and data breaches that affect consumers. According to Attorney General Jepsen’s press release, “Internet and data privacy have been among the biggest issues… Continue Reading

House Committee to Hold Hearing on FTC’s COPPA Revisions

Posted in Children, Data Compliance & Security, Privacy Regulation

The Federal Trade Commission has released its long anticipated proposed revisions to its rule implementing the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”).  COPPA governs (1) operators of websites and online services that are directed to children under the age of 13 and (2) operators of general audience websites or online services that have actual knowledge that… Continue Reading

Changes in Airline Security

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While this may not be directly related to the “information management” focus of our blog, it is of immense importance to those who travel with children under the age of 12 — the Transportation Security Authority (TSA) has changed the rules for kids who travel by air:  keep your shoes on!  Homeland Security Secretary Janet… Continue Reading

House Committee to Discuss EU Privacy Regulation

Posted in European Union, Legislation

On Thursday, September 15, the U.S. House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade will hold a hearing on “Internet Privacy: The Impact and Burden of EU Regulation.” The hearing will focus on the EU’s privacy and data collection regulations and how they have impacted the internet economy. A witness list is available here . Given the most… Continue Reading