Policy

Mobile issues are making their way to our nation’s lawmakers on Capitol Hill and across the states. The IMI will:

  • Share information on new public policy issues as they arise at both the national and state-level;
  • Serve as a forum for retail insiders to shape the industry response; and
  • Monitor key legislative and regulatory actions on mobile from privacy to banking issues and beyond.
Featured Policy Resources /
Dec 10 2012
In a new report looking at privacy disclosures for childrens' apps, the FTC said it was launching investigations into violations of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).
Dec 6 2012
The suit alleges that Delta violated the California business code's Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA) which requires websites and online services to have consumer-accessible online privacy policies.

Additional Policy Resources /

Research the program and the broad impact it could have on retailers.
Learn more about pending legislation impacting mobile retailing including payments, privacy, data security and sales tax fairness issues.
Watch, listen to and read about recent Congressional hearings on mobile-related policies such as payments and privacy.
Explore NRF’s communications on mobile retail topics.
Review the latest reports and workshops affecting mobile technology.