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FTC settles with RockYou for alleged privacy violations

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 12 2012

The Federal Trade Commission announced a proposed settlement with online gaming company RockYou, which allegedly failed to maintain data security for its users and violated provisions of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”

To Pin or not to Pinthat is the question

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 12 2012

Millions of people have flocked to Pinterest.com in the latest craze of social media sites

Special focus: FTC release highly anticipated final report on consumer privacy

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 29 2012

On March 26, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued its long-awaited final report on privacy, titled "Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Era of Rapid Change" (Report

FDA releases limited guidance for social media use

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 20 2012

After months of waiting by the pharmaceutical industry, the Food and Drug Administration quietly released its “Guidance for Industry Responding to Unsolicited Requests for Off-Label Information About Prescription Drugs and Medical Devices” in the Federal Register

Know when to hold ’em: DOJ opens door for online gambling

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 20 2012

The likelihood that online gambling will soon be legalized has increased now that the Department of Justice issued a recent memorandum opinion

Advocates, proponents weigh in on COPPA updates

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 20 2012

As the timeline for making comments on the Federal Trade Commission’s proposed changes to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Rule came to an end, groups have staked out their positions

Cranberry wars: from the courtroom to social media

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2010

Rival cranberry product producers Decas Cranberry Products and Ocean Spray Cranberries have moved their spat from the courtroom to social media

House committee approves internet gambling bill

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2010

The House Financial Services Committee made a major step to legalize online gambling by approving, with bipartisan support, the Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection, and Enforcement Act

Apple responds to questions about location-based data

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 3 2010

Responding to a letter from legislators, Apple said it does not share users' geolocation data with third parties without user permission and that the information is stored anonymously

States seek information from Google

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 3 2010

A group of 38 states recently sent a letter to Google, demanding more information about the company's Street View data collection