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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 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

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

Preservation and spoliation

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

Courts continue to address the extent to which parties are required to preserve electronically stored data, including information created and shared using social media, and the appropriate sanctions to impose when a party spoliates evidence

Facebook apps will need privacy policies

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 9 2012

California's Attorney General, Kamala Harris, has announced that Facebook signed on to the Joint Statement of Principles about privacy policies and mobile apps

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

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