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FTC finds TRUSTe didn’t verify

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 19 2014

"Trust but verify" is an old Russian proverb that former president Ronald Reagan used in arms negotiations with his Soviet counterpart Mikhail

Your websites terms of service are unenforceable

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 17 2014

The vast majority of Terms of Service (TOS) on websites are unenforceable. Companies spend a great deal of time and money in crafting what they

Enforceability of online terms of use: guidance from the Ninth Circuit

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 14 2014

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently decided a case addressing the enforceability of terms of use posted on websites as mere notices that are

ECPA legislation under congressional consideration

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 12 2014

September featured several developments in the ongoing debate over the limits on the government's ability to access personal electronic

FTC publishes first COPPA enforcement actions under revised regulation

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 12 2014

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced two settlements of enforcement actions involving the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA"

Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on net neutrality

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 12 2014

On Wednesday, September 17, 2014 the Senate Committee on the Judiciary held a hearing entitled "Why Net Neutrality Matters: Protecting Consumers and

In second ROSCA case, FTC finds dating site too clingy

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 3 2014

Most of us are familiar with the pleasant experience of an arranged date or a blind date: dining under the romantic glow of the Golden Arches

Pair of California anti-spam decisions change legal landscape for commercial emailers

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 30 2014

This week yielded two tremendous wins for commercial emailers. Yesterday, the California Court of Appeal ruled in a putative class action, Rosolowski

Five vital legal considerations for nonprofits developing a mobile app

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 28 2014

Mobile applications or "apps" are everywhere. Mobile devices are outselling personal computers, and an increasing percentage of internet access is

FTC says companies have a fat chance of getting away with deceptive online marketing in first ROSCA case

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 24 2014

A free trial of a weight loss pill is the best of both worlds, right? Not according to the FTC, which recently brought its first Restore Online