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On Thursday, April 23, the FTC settled deception charges against start-up Nomi Technologies, Inc. related to Nomi’s in-store, sensor-based, tracking technology.1 This is the first FTC enforcement action against emerging retail store–based tracking technologies.
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On November 20, 2014, the Federal Circuit issued its decision in Versata Software, Inc. v. Callidus Software, Inc. reversing the district court’s denial of a motion to stay pending a Covered Business Method (“CBM”) review of the patents asserted by Versata in the action.
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Time to Step Up Your COPPA Compliance

September 25, 2014 | Advisory | By Cynthia Larose

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has made good on its promise to actively enforce the recently amended Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). Here is what you should know about the latest enforcement actions against Yelp and TinyCo and how these might affect your business.
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As we reported on Monday, due to a massive software failure of the Department of State’s Consular Consolidated Database (CCD), there continue to be delays in the issuance of visas at consular posts around the globe.
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On September 27, 2013, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“Notice”) directed at expediting the deployment of wireless broadband facilities.
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In a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking issued last week,1 the FCC proposed to establish a new, terrestrial-based, air-to-ground (“ATG”) mobile broadband service in the 14.0-14.5 GHz Ku-band,2 providing multi-gigabyte broadband connectivity for passengers flying over the contiguous United States.
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In order to help wireless communications providers meet the need for new facilities to satisfy the exploding demand for service, last year Congress enacted legislation designed to make it easier to add, remove or replace transmitting equipment on existing towers.
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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has created a new Healthcare Connect Fund (Fund), designed to expand health care provider (HCP) access to broadband technologies and to encourage the creation of broadband health care networks.
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