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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

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

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

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

Mobile app maker settles New Jersey COPPA lawsuit

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 13 2012

Mobile app developer 24x7digital LLC, along with two of its officers, settled alleged violations of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) and the FTC’s COPPA Rule

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

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

Manipulation of online reviews may defeat CDA immunity

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 29 2011

A class action lawsuit was filed against Yelp on the grounds that Yelp manipulated online reviews of the plaintiff's businesses in order to coerce the plaintiffs into purchasing advertising from Yelp

Regulation FD and social media

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 8 2013

On April 2nd, the SEC issued a report clarifying that companies can use social media outlets like Facebook and Twitter to announce key information in

Twitter amends terms in an attempt to address user ownership issues

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 18 2009

Twitter recently amended its Web site terms of use to emphasize that users own their own postings