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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

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

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

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

Skechers pays up and agrees to "shape up" its deceptive health & fitness claims

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 30 2012

Skechers USA recently agreed to pay $40 million to settle charges brought against it by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) based on the company’s claims that its toning shoes could provide beneficial weight loss and muscle toning results to consumers

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

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

FTC releases revised COPPA Rule

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 21 2012

The Federal Trade Commission recently released its revised rule implementing the provisions of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (commonly

Privacy seal provider settles with FTC over misrepresentation charges

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 23 2014

TRUSTe, Inc., a major provider of privacy certifications for online businesses, recently settled with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over charges