Global Privacy Enforcement Network

On May 6, 2013, the Global Privacy Enforcement Network announced its first “Internet Privacy Sweep,” in which 19 data protection authorities are participating. This joint effort, which runs May 6-12, 2013, involves a review of the information notices posted online by major websites.
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The United States Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) recently joined forces with privacy authorities from eleven other countries to launch the Global Privacy Enforcement Network (“GPEN”), which aims to promote cross-border information sharing and enforcement of privacy laws.  On September 21, 2010, GPEN unveiled its new website,, designed to educate the public about the