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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

UK ICO fines charity following cyber attack

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 21 2014

The UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has fined registered charity, the British Pregnancy Advice Service (BPAS), £200,000 following an attack

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

Online dating service decides not to buy customer database

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 5 2013

The Canadian online dating service PlentyofFish.com had been attempting to purchase the 43 million member database of bankrupt dating site True

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