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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 &

MeetMe.com sued over use of minors’ information

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 13 2014

MeetMe, Inc., a social networking website and mobile app operator, was recently sued by the San Francisco city attorney for alleged improper

HarperCollins agrees with CARU to add parental consent and appropriate age-screening process to website

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 10 2014

HarperCollins Publishers Ltd., operator of the RubyRedfort.com website, has agreed to modify how it interacts online with children under 13 in

FTC continues crackdown on advertisers falsely claiming to comply with international Safe Harbor privacy framework

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

An online gaming company recently agreed to settle with the FTC charges that it falsely claimed to hold a current certifications under the US-EU Safe

Apple settles with FTC over unauthorized in-app purchases

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 12 2014

The FTC recently settled with Apple over allegations that the company improperly charged account holders for unauthorized in-app purchases made by