Stacey Brandenburg, Author at Security Boulevard
FTC COPPA FAQs

FTC Issues Revised FAQs for COPPA Compliance

On July 22, 2020, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued revised FAQs regarding the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act and the FTC Rule issued thereunder (together “COPPA”). The COPPA FAQs provide practical guidance to help operators of commercial websites and online services determine if COPPA applies to them and how ... Read More
DC Court Ruling Reduces Webscraping Risk

DC Court Ruling Reduces Webscraping Risk

In a decision that reduces some risk associated with webscraping, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that violating a website’s terms of service cannot alone be the basis for a finding that the conduct is “unauthorized,” under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”). Christian ... Read More
FTC Says Unroll.me Deceived Consumers on Access and Use of Information

FTC Says Unroll.me Deceived Consumers on Access and Use of Information

The Federal Trade Commission announced a settlement and consent decree with email receipt management company Unroll.me, a subsidiary of Slice Technologies, Inc. Unroll.me offered a service that helped users unsubscribe from unwanted subscription emails and consolidate certain other types of emails into a single daily email. The FTC’s allegations included ... Read More