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Posted in Consumer Privacy, International/EU Privacy

UK OFT Call for Information on Personalized Pricing Practices

This post was contributed by Mac Macmillan, an attorney in Hogan Lovells’ London office The United Kingdom Office of Fair Trading has issued a Call for Information on personalized pricing practices in the UK, in another illustration that “big data” is becoming an increasingly hot topic in the world of data protection and privacy. Personalized […]

Posted in Consumer Privacy

New Guidelines Released for Mobile App Privacy Policies

Amid increasing media and regulator scrutiny over location-based services, the Mobile Marketing Association has released a set of draft privacy policy guidelines for mobile applications (“apps”). These guidelines address key data privacy and security issues and provide a helpful “starting point” for companies that develop or deploy mobile apps. With assistance from Hogan Lovells, the Future of Privacy Forum participated in the development of these guidelines.

Posted in Consumer Privacy

FTC: Opt-Out Should Mean Opt-Out

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) yesterday announced a settlement with Chitika, Inc. over its failure to honor consumers’ choice in contravention of representations made in its online privacy policy. The announcement is notable in that it comes in the wake of the FTC’s December 2010 Preliminary Staff Report and is the FTC’s first consent settlement relating to […]