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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

Better Business Bureau reminds industry that OBA notice and opt-out apply to more than just cookies

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 9 2014

In a recent Compliance Warning issued by the Better Business Bureau, the BBB warned companies that Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral

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

Mobile application makers accused of harvesting address book data

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 30 2012

A complaint filed recently in Texas accuses many well-known mobile application makers (like Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare, and many others) of surreptitiously taking users' address book data

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

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

Facebook must honor WhatsApp privacy promises to consumers, according to FTC

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 29 2014

In its acquisition of WhatsApp, a mobile messaging application, Facebook has been notified by the Federal Trade Commission that it must continue to

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

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

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