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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

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

Offering incentives to upload infringing content may create liability

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

Adult entertainment company Perfect 10, Inc. sued an online file storage company for copyright and trademark infringement after users uploaded certain Perfect 10 content to the defendant’s service without authorization

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

Class certification denied to Hulu users in video privacy claim

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 25 2014

A California federal judge disallowed the certification of a class action which had accused Hulu LLC of violating the Video Privacy Protection Act by

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"

Maine repeals law prohibiting collection of personal information from ages 13-17

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 7 2010

Maine's legislature has repealed its state law which prohibited, among other things, (1) the collection of personal information from minors younger than 18 for marketing purposes, without obtaining parental permission, and (2) the use of a minor's personal information to market to the minor or to promote any course of action regarding a product to a minor, regardless of parental consent

Social networking Web site to pay $750,000 for sending unsolicited and deceptive promotional emails

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 16 2009

The New York and Texas State attorneys general entered into settlement agreements with social networking Web site Tagged.com, after the attorneys general concluded that the Web site misappropriated its members’ contact lists and sent out millions of unsolicited and deceptive promotional emails to members’ contacts

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

FTC approves new COPPA verifiable parental consent method that relies on knowledge-based authentication

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 21 2014

The Federal Trade Commission recently approved Imperium, LLC's proposed verifiable parental consent method under the Children's Online Privacy