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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

Posting information on MySpace a “publication” regardless of number of viewers

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

The Minnesota Court of Appeals held that the posting of information on a MySpace.com page, which was viewable by anyone with an Internet connection, constituted dissemination of information to the public even if only a few people actually saw it

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

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

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

FDA issues proposed guidance for social media

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 19 2014

On Tuesday, the FDA issued proposed guidance for the pharmaceutical and medical device industries for advertising on social media platforms with

NLRB invalidates several employers' social media policies

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 1 2012

As we recently reported, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and its administrative law judges have issued decisions striking down several workplace social media policies, creating uncertainty as to what social media activities employers may lawfully regulate or prohibit. In one such case, an administrative law judge for the NLRB held that an employer's policy prohibiting employees from making "disparaging or defamatory comments" about the employer on social media websites was overbroad and unlawful

Technical specifications created for online behavioral advertising disclosure

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • Global, USA
  • -
  • May 7 2010

The International Advertising Bureau (IAB) and the National Advertising Initiative (NAI) recently published technical standards aimed at aiding advertisers in clearly communicating their online behavioral advertising practices to consumers

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

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