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The FTC Will Not Leave Companies to Their Own Devices

Aug 9, 2016 News

The FTC recently issued regulatory recommendations for the growing platform of devices in the Internet of Things.

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Are Broadband Providers Putting Consumers’ Privacy at Risk?

Mar 23, 2016 News

Advocacy groups push the FCC to address data sharing among Internet companies.

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Creating Guidance for an Invisible Threat

Mar 10, 2016 Analysis

FDA issues new guidelines to medical device manufacturers to mitigate cybersecurity concerns.

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Solving the FBI-Apple Dispute

Feb 25, 2016 Opinion

Apple-FBI dispute highlights the value of improving law enforcement's technical capacity.

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The Tremor, Quake, and Aftershock of EU Privacy Norms

Feb 2, 2016 Analysis

Could the European Union’s privacy standard become the global norm?

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Scholar Faults State Efforts to Regulate Police Drones

Oct 29, 2015 Analysis

Scholar argues that better state laws would accommodate privacy concerns and encourage police efficiency.

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Regulating the Intersection of Health Care and Gun Control

Mar 2, 2015 Opinion

If more health information should be disclosed, federal and state laws should mandate disclosure.

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Balancing Medical Privacy and Public Safety

Feb 23, 2015 Opinion

HHS letter clarifies HIPAA’s Privacy Rule and may have the potential to reduce gun violence.

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Is Privacy an Antitrust Concern?

Jul 22, 2014 Analysis

Politicians and activists urge synthesis, but the FTC remains skeptical.

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FTC Chair Edith Ramirez Outlines Agenda on “Big Data”

Jun 11, 2014 News

Commission head urges efforts to protect privacy, increase transparency, and enhance consumer choice.

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