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Manager violated the Stored Communication Act by using a fake Facebook account to see an employee's posts

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 5 2013

In an arbitration decision released recently, an arbitrator found that a U.S. Border Patrol manager violated the Stored Communications Act (SCA) when

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

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

Warner Bros. wins case against A.V.E.L.A., Inc. over use of certain film characters

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 28 2011

In an interesting case involving The Wizard of Oz, Gone With The Wind, and "Tom & Jerry," the Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit held that A.V.E.L.A., Inc. ("A.V.E.L.A.") infringed on Warner Bros. copyrighted materials

Complaint alleges video game company failed to secure customer information

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 11 2012

A class action lawsuit was filed this month against Blizzard Entertainment, Inc., the California-based manufacturer of video games including Warcraft, Starcraft, and Diablo

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

FTC updates COPPA FAQs to discuss social media plug-ins

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2013

In anticipation of the July 1 effective date for the new COPPA regulations, the FTC has continued to review and update its COPPA FAQs. One of the

Illinois law prohibits colleges from seeking social media passwords from students

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 21 2013

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn recently signed H.B. 64 in to law, prohibiting institutions of higher education from requiring that students or parents

Mobile app company settles COPPA claims with New Jersey Attorney General’s office

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 16 2013

Mobile application developer Dokogeo Inc. recently settled a complaint by the New Jersey attorney general's office that the company's "Dokobots"

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