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Aaron Haberman is experienced in defending companies in government investigations and advising them regarding compliance with state and federal laws including the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Act, the Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing (CAN-SPAM) Act, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a policy statement on May 18, 2023, addressing concerns relating to the collection and use of biometric information. The Biometrics Policy Statement, which the FTC’s Commissioners voted 3-0 to issue, outlines practices related to biometric information that the FTC views as violations or will take into account when evaluating possible violations of the prohibition against unfair or deceptive acts and practices in Section 5 of the FTC Act.Continue Reading FTC Issues Policy Statement Regarding Biometric Information

Data security will undoubtedly remain an enforcement priority for the Federal Trade Commission in 2023. A presentation on the FTC’s approach to data security by Deputy Chief Technologist Alex Gaynor at a Commission open meeting on December 14, 2022, highlighted four provisions found in one or more recent FTC consent orders as particularly important, though