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Leading alcohol producers launch digital and social media industry guidelines

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 3 2014

Major producers in the beer, wine, and spirits industries recently introduced global guidelines for advertising and marketing online. The guidelines

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

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

Facebook revises platform policies to prohibit “like-gating” apps

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 14 2014

Facebook's Platform Policies currently permit advertisers to incentivize a Facebook user to take certain actions, including liking the advertiser's

Manager violated the Stored Communication Act by using a fake Facebook account to see an employee's posts

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 5 2013

In an arbitration decision released recently, an arbitrator found that a U.S. Border Patrol manager violated the Stored Communications Act (SCA) when

NAD reviews “like-gated” Facebook promotional deal, determines “likes” convey “social endorsement”

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

After reviewing a promotion offered by Coastal Contacts, Inc. on its Facebook page, the National Advertising Division (NAD) concluded that Facebook “likes” convey a message of general “social endorsement” and should not be obtained by misleading the consumer

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

Does your social media policy violate federal law?

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 19 2012

The National Labor Relations Board Acting General Counsel, Lafe Solomon, recently issued a report on employer policies governing the use of social media in the workplace

COPPA FAQs updated, discusses social sharing and the “actual knowledge” issues for ad networks

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 6 2013

In response to additional questions regarding the new COPPA regulations, the FTC has continued to review and update its COPPA FAQs. One question asks

How brands can use hashtags without getting sued

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • 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 &