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FTC 50th privacy case, settles with medical transcript company

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

GMR Transcription Servs., Inc., a translation and transcription company, has agreed to settle with the FTC over alleged "inadequate data security

FTC approves sixth COPPA safe harbor program

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 20 2014

Following last year's revisions to the COPPA Rule (see our post outlining the changes), and the FTC's recent approval of a new method for obtaining

Apple settles with FTC over unauthorized in-app purchases

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 12 2014

The FTC recently settled with Apple over allegations that the company improperly charged account holders for unauthorized in-app purchases made by

California requirements for website privacy policies are changing January 1: are you ready?

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 19 2013

As we wrote in October, the California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA) will require - effective January 1, 2014 - that websites that collect

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"

Accountability Program releases “enhanced notice” decisions

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 5 2013

The Online Interest-Based Advertising Accountability Program recently released five case decisions regarding advertisers' obligations when collecting

Failing to protect a website from scraping not consent

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 7 2013

The Northern District of Illinois recently held that a website operator's failure to take steps that would have prevented a software program to

Privacy group recommends a mobile tracking code for retailers

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 30 2013

The Future of Privacy Forum, a privacy think-tank, recently drafted and released a Mobile Locations Code of Conduct, directed at retailers who

NLRB General Counsel's Office issues four advice memoranda providing guidance on social media policies

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 3 2013

Recently, the Division of Advice at the Office of the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) released four advice memoranda

California expands breach notice requirement to cover user names and passwords

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 2 2013

California Governor Jerry Brown recently signed into law S.B. 46, which amends Sections 1798.29 and 1798.82 of the Civil Code to require businesses