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California breaks new ground in education privacy law with K-12 student data privacy bill

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 17 2014

A substantial rise in schools' use of online educational technology products has caused educators to become increasingly reliant on these products to

Social media roundup

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • August 12 2014

Rhode Island, Louisiana, New Hampshire, and Oklahoma are the latest states to provide prospective andor current employees with increased social

California District Court dismisses privacy class action lawsuit against LinkedIn

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • 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

FTC fines first mobile app developer for COPPA violation

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 18 2011

On Monday, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that mobile application developer W3 Innovations, LLC (dba Broken Thumbs Apps), has agreed to pay a fine of $50,000 in order to settle charges that it collected and disclosed personal information from children under the age of 13 without first notifying parents of information-collection policies or obtaining verifiable parental consent, in violation of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and the FTC’s COPPA Rule (16 C.F.R

Stored Communications Act bars civil discovery subpoena to e-mail service provider, absent consent of account holder

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

The federal Stored Communications Act bars the enforcement of a subpoena directed to an e-mail service provider to obtain the contents of an account-holder's e-mails, absent the consent of the account holder, a district court ruled

Protecting privacy or enabling fraud? Employee social media password protection laws may clash with FINRA rules

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 8 2013

As a growing number of states pass legislation which will protect individuals' social media accounts from employer scrutiny, they have encountered a

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

Federal lawsuit alleges infringement of minors' New York right of publicity by Facebook "like" and "friend finder" features

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 19 2011

In what may represent a new wave in an interesting challenge to the viral nature of social media marketing, a recently filed putative class action asserts a right of publicity claim against Facebook in connection with the service's "Like" and "Friend Finder" features

Honoring do-not-track browser signals

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 15 2013

We're all familiar with the ads that pop up on the side of our browsers, personalized to highlight things we might be interested in

Who do you trust? Proposed cybersecurity bill would encourage public-private cyber threat information exchange by providing legal immunity

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 22 2011

“Who Do You Trust” was a 1950’s game show that required players to decide whether they could rely upon the information provided by their partners to win cash prizes of $25, $50 and $75