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2014-07-30 06:32:44

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Smartphone customers living in the US will soon be able to legally unlock their devices for use on other mobile carriers, as the House of Representatives has approved a bill to allow decriminalization of the practice. Following in the footsteps of the Senate, which approved the bill earlier this summer, the House unanimously passed the “Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act” Friday afternoon, according to...

2014-07-08 08:36:21

Industry Leader Receives Copyright Infringement Settlements from Customers of More Than 140 ISPs SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rightscorp (OTCQB: RIHT), the leading provider of monetization services for artists and holders of copyrighted Intellectual Property (IP), announced today that it has increased its ISP participation from 70 to over 140, representing a growth of over 100%. The increase in settlement payments received from ISP subscribers directly impacts...

2014-07-01 08:25:53

CEO Discusses ISP Liability for Subscriber Infringements SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rightscorp (OTCQB: RIHT), the leading provider of monetization services for artists and holders of copyrighted Intellectual Property (IP), announced today that its CEO Christopher Sabec delivered a key presentation at the 5(th) Annual Anti-Piracy & Content Protection Summit at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Los Angeles on June 24, 2014. Mr. Sabec presented on the legal...

2014-06-19 23:11:24

Technology innovator has teamed with an Established Leader in Online Data Privacy Management to promote the protection of children’s online privacy by streamlining compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 AssertID, Inc. (AssertID), a software technology innovator specializing in web-based privacy and identity-verification solutions, has teamed with TRUSTe, a leading Data Privacy Management company and FTC approved...

2014-06-19 08:25:33

TRUSTe expands COPPA compliance solutions to include website monitoring and new verifiable parental consent (VPC) service from AssertID SAN FRANCISCO, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As a new study reveals the high levels of tracking on top websites visited by children, TRUSTe, the leading data privacy management company announced it is offering new services to help companies meet the privacy needs of the post-Millennial generation of kids and ensure compliance with the Children's...

2014-06-06 08:23:36

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 06, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rightscorp (OTCQB: RIHT), the leading provider of monetization services for artists and holders of copyrighted Intellectual Property (IP), announced today that it has been profiled in Ars Technica, a technology, news and information website with 6.9 million average unique monthly visitors and 39.4 million average monthly page views, with its featured article titled, "You could be liable for $150k in penalties--settle instead for $20...

2014-05-28 08:36:43

Company Increased Cases Closed By 25%, Up From 60,000 in March 2014 SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rightscorp (OTCQB: RIHT), the leading provider of monetization services for artists and holders of copyrighted Intellectual Property (IP), announced today that it has closed over 75,000 cases of copyright infringement to date, up from 60,000 in March 2014, representing a 25% growth in an approximate 2-month time span. The Company currently receives settlement...

2014-02-11 04:23:00

Angel investors give initial financing to company that helps game developers comply with the federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and gives parents control over children's online privacy YORK, Pa., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AgeCheq (www.agecheq.com) today announced the closing of its $1 million Series A investment round. The round was funded by angel investors from Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. in less than six weeks. AgeCheq was founded in 2013 to...

2014-01-09 16:23:08

Online businesses directed towards children under 13 years of age now have access to a new and better technology for verifying parental consent and complying with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). WESTPORT, Conn., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imperium®, an established industry leader in fraud prevention and identity validation solutions, is pleased to announce that ChildGuardOnline has received approval from the FTC for its knowledge-based authentication method...

2013-06-12 23:25:03

Technologically advanced service provides online businesses directed towards children under 13 years of age with an easy and reliable solution for verifying parental consent. Westport, CT (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Imperium, an established industry leader in fraud prevention and identity validation solutions, announced that its service, ChildGuardOnline, can assist websites and mobile apps with compliance of the Children´s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). COPPA was implemented in 1998...


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