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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

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

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Maine's legislature has repealed its state law which prohibited, among other things, (1) the collection of personal information from minors younger than 18 for marketing purposes, without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

Class action lawsuit alleges apps secretly sent personal information

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 31 2011

A recently filed class action lawsuit alleges that Apple allowed downloaded applications to transmit individuals' personal information without their consent

Class action lawsuit filed against MySpace for alleged sharing of user data

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

A class action complaint was recently filed against Myspace Inc., alleging that Myspace transmitted data that is used to identify Myspace members to advertising networks without the members' consent

Class action lawsuit filed against Apple for In-App purchases

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

A class action complaint was recently filed against Apple, Inc. alleging that Apple violated the California Consumer Legal Remedies Act and California Business & Professions Code 17200 by permitting minors to make purchases within applications downloaded from the Apple App Store without parental consent

Defunct internet marketer to pay $2.4 million in class action settlement

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 31 2011

NebuAd, Inc., an online advertising company that recently went out of business, has agreed to settle class action claims stemming from alleged violations of federal and state privacy laws