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A penny saved is a penny lawsuit

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 1 2012

Bidcactus LLC, a company that owns and operates a penny auction website, is facing a class action lawsuit filed by an individual that allegedly paid more than $15,000 due to poorly disclosed terms and conditions

NAD asks GreenPan to discontinue deceptive green claims

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 3 2013

The National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus (NAD) recently entered a decision against GreenPan, Inc., asking the company

Amerigas settles with Opinion Corp, ending battle over “Pissed Consumer” site

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 28 2013

In a recent case, a national propane supplier reached a settlement with an online consumer complaint website, ending a dispute over deceptive

DOJ opposes amendment to CFAA that would limit its authority to convict internet users

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 18 2011

Congress is considering amending the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act to, among other things, make the statute technology-neutral, simplify its sentencing scheme, and expand the scope ofand enhance penalties forcertain offenses

There’s no place like court: Eighth Circuit rules that studios’ classic film copyrights extend to famous characters in the Wizard of Oz, Gone With the Wind

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 11 2011

The US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit recently ruled in favor of Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. in its copyright infringement suit against several movie image licensors who had been selling altered public domain images of famous characters from The Wizard of Oz, Gone with the Wind, and a number of Tom & Jerry short films

Friends cannot spam friends on Facebook without giving rise to a CAN-SPAM violation

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 1 2012

A recent decision from the US District Court from the Northern District of California serves as a reminder to advertisers that encouraging users to send commercial messages from their Facebook accounts may result in civil liability under the CAN-SPAM Act

Vermont Attorney General pursuing crammers

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 29 2012

While the federal government and numerous states all work to issue and enforce legislation related to cramming, Vermont is stepping out ahead of the crowd

New Jersey expands consumer warranty law to cover coupons

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 25 2013

The New Jersey Supreme Court recently addressed whether the Truth-In-Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act (the Act) applies to online retailers

Youthful indiscretions? California offers minors a clean slate

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 26 2013

Already one of the strictest states in the country when it comes to protecting online privacy, California recently passed another law that may

Washington State Attorney General addresses consumer protection in the age of crowdfunding

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2014

What's the News? A recent lawsuit in Washington State suggests that so-called "crowdfunded" fundraising campaigns could be in for greater scrutiny