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Public relations firm to settle FTC charges that it advertised clients' gaming apps through misleading online endorsements

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 31 2010

Yesterday, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") announced that a settlement with the public relations agency, Reverb Communications, over charges that it engaged in deceptive advertising when its employees posted reviews of its client's products on iTunes, posing as ordinary consumers without disclosing that the reviews were written by paid employees

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 must honor WhatsApp privacy promises to consumers, according to FTC

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 29 2014

In its acquisition of WhatsApp, a mobile messaging application, Facebook has been notified by the Federal Trade Commission that it must continue to

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

NLRB General Counsel's Office issues four advice memoranda providing guidance on social media policies

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 3 2013

Recently, the Division of Advice at the Office of the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) released four advice memoranda

CDA found inapplicable to use of names and likenesses in Facebook's sponsored ads

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 10 2012

A putative class action was filed against Facebook alleging that Facebook unlawfully misappropriated the plaintiffs' names, photographs, and likenesses for use in paid "Sponsored Stories" without first obtaining the plaintiffs' consent

Function Media, LLC v. Google Inc., No. 2012-1020 (Fed. Cir. Feb 13, 2013)

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2013

Special purpose computer-implemented means-plus-function limitations require the specification to disclose the algorithm for performing the function

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

Better Business Bureau reminds industry that OBA notice and opt-out apply to more than just cookies

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 9 2014

In a recent Compliance Warning issued by the Better Business Bureau, the BBB warned companies that Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral

BBB updates its code of advertising

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • March 3 2015

The Better Business Bureau recently updated its Code of Advertising. The Code provides comprehensive guidance for businesses on a wide range of