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Ava Childers

Ava Childers


Ava Childers received her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. During her time at Penn, she worked as a legal intern for the Philadelphia Museum of Art and The Barnes Foundation, and volunteered at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.

Before attending law school, Ava earned her MPhil from the University of Cambridge in archaeological heritage and museum studies and worked as an elementary school special education teacher through Teach For America.

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Update on FCC Privacy Rules

We previously reported on the FCC’s 2016 Privacy Order, “Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services” impacting Internet service providers’ data privacy practices and obligations and the corresponding timeline for compliance. Intervening events, however, have made the rules imposed by the 2016 Privacy Order moot. On June 26, 2017, the FCC … Continue Reading

Consumer Review Fairness Act Taking Effect

The Consumer Review Fairness Act (CRFA) began to take effect yesterday, March 14, 2017. One aim of the CRFA is to protect consumers’ ability to publicly review services and vendors without being subject to restrictions or fines imposed by form contracts. It does so by voiding provisions within form contracts between consumers and service providers … Continue Reading