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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

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

Online advertiser settles with FTC for use of flash cookies without adequate disclosure

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 9 2011

The Federal Trade Commission recently settled with ScanScout, a video advertising network that serves targeted advertising through the use of online behavioral advertising methods

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"

Employer may be liable for accessing employee’s LinkedIn account

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 16 2012

A Pennsylvania court recently found that a plaintiff who alleged her employer unlawfully took control of her LinkedIn account could not proceed on claims under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and the Lanham Act, although the court did find that the former employee could proceed on her state law claims for invasion of privacy, identity theft, conversion, and tortuous interference

Limewire settles with Maryland regarding breach incident

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

The company that provides the LimeWire file sharing services, Lime Group, LLC, recently settled with the Maryland Attorney General, agreeing to notify Maryland residents about the privacy risks associated from its file sharing service, and agreeing to take best efforts to prevent privacy risks

Entertainment website settles class action claim over flash cookies

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 22 2011

In another class action suit over flash cookie tracking, video entertainment website Metacafe agreed to a settlement barring it from using flash cookies to track users without their consent

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

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

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