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Actress sues over posting of her age on IMDb.com

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 22 2011

An actress (who filed the complaint as “Jane Doe”) recently sued IMDb.com (and its owner Amazon.com, Inc.) for disclosing her age on the IMDb.com website

Company pays $40k settlement for allegedly scraping LinkedIn Corp.’s user data

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 13 2014

Robocog, Inc., doing business as HiringSolved, allegedly scraped content from LinkedIn Corp.'s member data and displayed this information in their

Internet marketer settles CAN-SPAM allegations for $2.9 million

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 21 2010

Florida-based ModernAd Media LLC recently agreed to pay $2.9 million to settle an investigation by the Florida Attorney General that the company had violated the CAN-SPAM Act

Stored Communications Act and internet service providers

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 28 2012

Working within the confines of the Stored Communications Act (“SCA”), plaintiffs have continued to seek information from Internet Service Providers (ISPs) from which they can identify individual end users associated with Internet Protocol (IP) addresses

Class action against Instagram following modifications to terms of use dismissed

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 7 2014

After Instagram updated its terms of use in December 2012, a class-action lawsuit was filed alleging breach of contract as well as a claim under

How brands can use hashtags without getting sued

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2014

Is it okay to use a hashtag for a media event your brand doesn't sponsor? What about making a hashtag out of a competitor's brand name? Winston &

NLRB upholds termination based on Facebook posting

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 4 2012

In previous briefings, we have summarized various guidance memoranda issued by the National Labor Relations Board’s Office of the General Counsel (“NLRB” or “Board”) concerning social media issues

In a selfie situation, who owns the shot?

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 24 2014

Three highly publicized selfies recently raised legal questions about copyright ownership and control. Each case holds lessons for photographers

UPMC’s email messaging, and social media policies recently found to violate NLRA

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 13 2013

An administrative law judge in Pittsburgh recently struck down an employer's email, e-messaging, and social media employment policies as

Online advertiser settles with FTC for use of flash cookies without adequate disclosure

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 9 2011

The Federal Trade Commission recently settled with ScanScout, a video advertising network that serves targeted advertising through the use of online behavioral advertising methods