On January 21, 2015, the FTC announced that a U.S. District Court recently granted partial summary judgment to the federal government in its action against Dish Network alleging that the company placed calls to the National Do-Not-Call Registry and an entity’s internal Do-Not-Call list in violation of the Telemarketing Sales Rule.
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On October 15, 2012, the Singapore Parliament passed the Personal Data Protection Act 2012. Though a data protection law has been under discussion for quite some time, this bill was just introduced in September 2012. The new law, which will apply only to private sector data processing activities, reportedly will become law in January 2013. This blog post provides an overview of key points from the bill.
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On December 2, 2010, the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection held a hearing on Do Not Track Legislation, which included testimony from David Vladeck and Danny Weitzner. This blog post summarizes the consumer privacy issues and related proposals addressed at the hearing.

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