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FTC settles text message scam for $10 million

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 17 2014

The FTC recently settled with three internet marketing and advertising companies over allegations that they sent unsolicited text messages to

Data mining class action settles for $14 million

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 28 2014

An Illinois court recently approved a no-fault settlement agreement resolving claims brought against comScore Inc. that the company had collected

NIST seeking feedback on mobile security guidance

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 8 2014

The National Institute of Standards and Technology's National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has indicated that it is seeking public

FTC approves iKeepSafe’s COPPA safe harbor program

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 19 2014

The FTC recently announced approval of the seventh COPPA (Children's Online Privacy Protection Act) safe harbor program, run by iKeepSafe. COPPA

Industry experts warn of rising cyber security threats for financial institutions in the wake of major data breach

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

Industry experts are warning of an increase in cyber attacks on Hedge Funds in the wake of a major data breach recently reported by CNBC and verified

FTC 50th privacy case, settles with medical transcript company

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 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"