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Swiping customers’ driver’s licenses may steer Best Buy into trouble

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 9 2012

It is a common practice for retailers to collect customers’ personal information when processing the exchange or return of merchandise

A penny saved is a penny lawsuit

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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

Urban Outfitters faces another lawsuit for collecting customer ZIP codes

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 20 2014

Urban Outfitters is facing yet another putative class action lawsuit over its practice of collecting customers’ ZIP codes in connection with credit

Groupon and LivingSocial may need to strike a deal before they can provide one

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

Several lawsuits have been filed against Groupon and LivingSocial, two companies well known for providing special offers online that allow consumers to sign up for a deal-of-the-day and purchase products and services at special rates for limited windows of time

Lesson in value personal information as a resource

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 23 2012

Despite Apple, Inc.’s best efforts, a federal judge in the Northern District of California has refused to dismiss the amended complaint filed against them due to the company’s practice of tracking users using the unique device identifiers (UDID) connected to every iPhone and iPad sold

FTC demonstrates a continued focus on cookie compliance

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 24 2012

It has been reported that Google is currently negotiating with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) regarding the size of the fine it will have to pay as a result of its alleged use of cookies to override the privacy protections that are incorporated in Apple Inc.’s Safari Internet browser

FTC settles with MySpace over privacy practices

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2012

The Federal Trade Commission recently agreed upon a settlement with Myspace LLC, operator of Myspace.com, regarding the company’s privacy practices

WOMMA releases Social Media Marketing Disclosure Guide

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

The Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA) recently released an updated Social Media Marketing Disclosure Guide

Facebook permits photo commentary, sparks interesting IP and advertising questions

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 30 2013

Facebook is constantly expanding the ways in which users can interact with the social media platform. Recently, it is has begun to permit users to