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Violations of COPPA results in hefty fines and strict compliance requirements for online review site and mobile app developer

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 18 2014

Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") complaints filed against Yelp Inc. and TinyCo, Inc. allege violations of the Children's Online Privacy Protection

Federal scrutiny of evolving media practices continues to evolve

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 23 2011

The Federal government, so far as online advertising, privacy and data security practices are concerned, roared into March 2011 like a lion, but hardly left like a lamb

Online behavioral advertisingtracking litigation: a rising risk facing insurers and insureds

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 9 2012

2012 began with over 100 pending consumer class actions alleging various companies’ improper tracking of customer and other users’ behavior online and via mobile devices

Google forced to forget, following European Court of Justice decision

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • May 20 2014

For first time The Court of Justice of the European Union (the “CJEU”) applies the right to be forgotten to a non-EU based internet search engine

Creating & modifying online terms of use - what to do, what not to do

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 9 2013

Instagram LLC caused an uproar last December when it announced changes to its terms of use agreement. The blowback continued recently when a customer

Cybersecurity policy and legislation in the 112th Congress

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 20 2011

For more than a decade, addressing vulnerabilities in our nation’s cybersecurity has been a policy priority for the executive and legislative branches of our government

Global whistleblower hotlines: new French restrictions require immediate program amendments

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • France
  • -
  • May 24 2011

US companies with subsidiaries or operations in France have until 7 June 2011 to make any required amendments to their whistleblower programs in France in order to comply with new data protection rules there

Customers can resell copies of downloaded software; developers can try to stop them

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • July 4 2012

Yesterday, 3 July 2012, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled in UsedSoft v. Oracle that online purchasers of software may resell copies of their downloads provided that they render the original download usable

Another victory for service providers 9th Circuit finds arbitration provision enforceable in privacy class action

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 19 2013

Federal courts continue to rely on a 2011 US Supreme Court ruling to uphold arbitration clauses and associated class action waivers in online terms

Privacy concerns over proposed U.S. web-tracking plan

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2009

Many believe that were it not for the Internet, Barack Obama would not be president