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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

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

Social media

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 26 2012

The NLRB Office of General Counsel issued a second report addressing social media because it recognizes social media usage continues to be a “hot topic” on which “practitioners, human resource professional, the media, and the public” need legal guidance

Lifelock settles false advertising case with FTC for $12 million

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 15 2010

The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") recently settled a false advertising case for $12 million with LifeLock, Inc. which advertised, promoted, offered for sale, sold, or otherwise made available to consumers a service purportedly designed to prevent identity theft through placing fraud alerts on consumers' credit reports on their behalf

New Arkansas law protects employees' social media accounts

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 9 2013

Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe recently signed H.B. 1901 into law, prohibiting employers from asking employees or job applicants for social media

eDiscovery Advantage, Volume 2, Issue 4 - 21112012

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 21 2012

Since the last edition of eDiscovery Advantage, predictive coding has again been the focus of judicial decisions, the International Trade Commission and the Federal Trade Commission have worked on streamlining eDiscovery through amendments to their internal rules, and New Jersey has passed legislation limiting an employer’s ability to gain access to employees’ social media accounts

Court rules Video Privacy Act applies to free online streaming websites

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 21 2012

A California federal magistrate judge recently ruled that the Video Privacy Protection Act, 18 U.S.C. 2710, is not limited to brick-and-mortar stores, and thus applies to online video streaming services like Hulu

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 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