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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 staff says mobile apps fail to disclose important info pre-download

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 7 2014

The FTC recently released a new staff report on mobile shopping apps, concluding that consumers often do not receive important information about app

FTC updates COPPA FAQs to address mobile apps

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 6 2014

The Federal Trade Commission recently updated questions in the Children's Online Privacy and Protection Act (COPPA) FAQs pertaining to mobile apps

How the FTC wants you to fix your shopping app

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 7 2014

A proliferation of shopping apps now let consumers compare prices across products and retailers, order goods and pay at physical checkouts. But the

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

Data breach suit allowed to proceed against LinkedIn

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 5 2014

An ongoing case arising from a 2012 LinkedIn data breach incident has survived dismissal in the Northern District of California. The original

Illinois law prohibits colleges from seeking social media passwords from students

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 21 2013

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn recently signed H.B. 64 in to law, prohibiting institutions of higher education from requiring that students or parents

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

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