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Learning from the past: the FTC bans undisclosed history sniffing

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 12 2012

It has been said that we must learn from the past to profit by the present

California District Court dismisses privacy class action lawsuit against LinkedIn

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 8 2012

A California District Court has dismissed with prejudice a class action lawsuit filed against LinkedIn on behalf of its registered users, finding the allegations too speculative to sustain a lawsuit

Online provider's selective deletion and retention of third-party business reviews protected by CDA Section 230

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 11 2011

An online business review site is not liable for alleged defamatory comments posted by a third party user of the site, a New York trial court ruled

No Fourth Amendment violation in government administrative subpoena to ISP for subscriber information

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2010

An administrative subpoena served upon a defendant's Internet service provider to obtain his subscriber information did not violate his Fourth Amendment rights, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled, because the defendant had no reasonable expection of privacy in his subscriber information

California set to enact new “do not track” disclosure requirement law for websites

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 17 2013

A new law in California is on the verge of becoming enacted that has significant repercussions for nearly every business in the United States that

Facebook accedes to the FTC's poke, settles FTC's charges

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 7 2011

Facebook recently agreed to settle charges by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that Facebook violated the FTC Act

Opt out rejected by the EU data protection authorities for online behavioral advertising

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2010

In an opinion issued on June 22, 2010, the EU Data Protection Authorities (Article 29 Working Party) clarified the legal framework applicable to online behavioral advertising - an activity that is becoming a hot topic for discussion as its popularity grows

E-mails sent to transferred domain name and read by new domain owner not intercepted under ECPA

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 11 2011

E-mails that were sent to e-mail accounts connected to a domain name that was transferred pursuant to a settlement agreement, and that were read by the new domain name owner, were not "intercepted" within the meaning of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, a district court ruled

Twitter's settlement with the FTC demonstrates that "reasonable security" isn't only about online commerce

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 28 2010

The social networking and micro-blogging service Twitter recently agreed to settle charges with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) regarding its privacy and data security practices

Recent lawsuits challenge use of Flash cookies to track online behavior

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 14 2010

Four recent lawsuits filed against some of the Web's biggest media companies challenge the alleged use of Flash cookies capable of circumventing a user's ability to prevent the tracking of online behavior