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FTC clarifies impact of COPPA in the educational setting

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 19 2015

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently clarified that its jurisdiction under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) does not

FDRA holds briefing to discuss latest cybersecurity trends

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 11 2015

Last week, the Footwear Distributers and Retailers of America (FDRA) hosted a briefing on cybersecurity trends in the retail industry. In light of the

A penny saved is a penny lawsuit

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • 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

Mobile apps must comply with privacy and truth-in-advertising laws

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 17 2012

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently released guidance for mobile app developers

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
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  • USA
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  • 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

Youthful indiscretions? California offers minors a clean slate

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

Not all California consumers “like” Facebook advertising practices

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 22 2011

A putative class action lawsuit is currently pending against Facebook, Inc., operator of Facebook.com, over their use of “Sponsored Stories,” whereby a product or page that a user “Likes” is displayed on that user’s friends’ newsfeeds along with their name and image

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

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

FTC wins big in case about deceptive infomercials

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 11 2010

The US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit upheld the lower court's decision, awarding judgment in favor of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), in Federal Trade Commission v. Direct Marketing Concepts, Inc

Fan sues NHL team for exceeding consent under the TCPA

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 9 2012

In a recent case in California, plaintiff Fred Weiss filed a class action lawsuit alleging that the Pittsburgh Penguins violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and breached the terms of service for their text message notification program