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Court permits case over transmission of Facebook ID to continue

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 6 2014

A district court recently ruled that a class action alleging violations of the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA) could proceed against Hulu LLC. A

Data breach suit allowed to proceed against LinkedIn

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 5 2014

An ongoing case arising from a 2012 LinkedIn data breach incident has survived dismissal in the Northern District of California. The original

Financial services update May 5 2014 insights

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 5 2014

In March, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") issued guidance regarding the testimonial rule under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as

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

Employers, landlords and schools prohibited from requesting personal social media user names and passwords

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 28 2014

A Wisconsin law recently went into effect banning employers, landlords, and educational institutions from requesting or requiring access to certain

Katherine Heigl sues Duane Reade for $6 million over unauthorized use of photo on social media

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 11 2014

Actress Katherine Heigl filed a lawsuit against New York-based pharmacy chain Duane Reade over its unauthorized use of her name and likeness on its

Class action against Instagram following modifications to terms of use dismissed

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 7 2014

After Instagram updated its terms of use in December 2012, a class-action lawsuit was filed alleging breach of contract as well as a claim under

Lawsuit against Facebook regarding use of minors’ images in ads dismissed

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 4 2014

The district court for the Northern District of California recently dismissed a class-action lawsuit filed against Facebook on behalf of minors whose

FTC investigates Cole Haan for failure to instruct contest entrants to disclose material connection

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

The Federal Trade Commission recently concluded an investigation of Cole Haan with regard to its "Wandering Sole" Pinterest contest. The contest

How brands can use hashtags without getting sued

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • 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 &