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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

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

Self-regulatory program issues seven OBA decisions

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 5 2012

The Digital Advertising Alliance's Self-Regulatory Program for Online Behavioral Advertising includes an enforcement arm, the Online Interest-Based Advertising Accountability Program (OIAAP

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

Federal court finds plaintiff states valid claims against ex-employer that hacked LinkedIn account, but fails to award damages

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 2 2013

The Eastern District of Pennsylvania recently ruled that an employee properly pled several state law causes of action against her previous employer

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 reaches $3 million settlement with company over COPPA violations

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

The FTC recently announced a $3 million settlement with Playdom, Inc. regarding alleged violations of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA

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

FTC settles COPPA allegations with operator of Justin Bieber fan website

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 4 2012

Artist Arena LLCan operator of fan web sites for Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Rihanna, and Demi Lovatohas agreed to pay $1 million to settle the Federal Trade Commission's charges that the sites violated the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act