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Leading alcohol producers launch digital and social media industry guidelines

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • 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

DMCA "safe harbor" protection upheld for YouTube notwithstanding generalized knowledge of infringement

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 29 2010

A United States District Court for the Southern District of New York recently found that YouTube was entitled to "safe harbor" protection under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) against all of Viacom's direct and secondary copyright infringement claims

Marketing company agrees to stop spamming Facebook users

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 17 2012

The Washington Attorney General recently entered into a consent decree with Adscend Media LLC prohibiting the online marketing company from sending "spam" social networking communications

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

Class certification denied to Hulu users in video privacy claim

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

A California federal judge disallowed the certification of a class action which had accused Hulu LLC of violating the Video Privacy Protection Act by

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

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

New Virginia law enables parents to take over social media accounts of deceased children

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 9 2013

Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell recently signed into law H.B. 1752, which enables parents of deceased children to take over the social media accounts