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Facebook accedes to the FTC's poke, settles FTC's charges

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 7 2011

Facebook recently agreed to settle charges by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that Facebook violated the FTC Act

SEC advisory on use of social media by investment advisers

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 6 2012

The SEC recently issued a Risk Alert cautioning investment advisers about the use of social media

New York High Court splits on applicability of Communications Decency Act Section 230 to online forum operator

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 30 2011

A divided New York Court of Appeals ruled on June 14, 2011, that an online forum administrator’s additions to an allegedly defamatory post by a user are protected by Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act

Web site addition of hyperlinks to a previously posted online article does not restart defamation statute of limitations

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 14 2010

The addition of hyperlinks to an allegedly defamatory online article does not restart the statute of limitations for defamation, a district court ruled

Opt out rejected by the EU data protection authorities for online behavioral advertising

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2010

In an opinion issued on June 22, 2010, the EU Data Protection Authorities (Article 29 Working Party) clarified the legal framework applicable to online behavioral advertising - an activity that is becoming a hot topic for discussion as its popularity grows

Operator of BitTorrent P2P file-sharing network induced copyright infringement and is ineligible for DMCA safe harbors

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 14 2010

The operator of a file-sharing network that utilized the BitTorrent file-sharing technology is secondarily liable for inducing copyright infringement by users of the network, a district court ruled

Advertiser protection under CDA Section 230 for user-generated online contest submissions held an issue for jury

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 14 2010

Material issues of fact concerning an advertiser's role in the creation of user-generated videos submitted in an online contest preclude a grant of summary judgment on the issuer's defense under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, a district court ruled

Multinational employers face multiple Facebook rulings

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 7 2011

Recent prosecutions by the National Labor Relations Board have the employer community all atwitter over the Board’s apparent social media policy

Advertiser settles deceptive advertising charges stemming from undisclosed payments for online reviews

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 5 2011

An advertiser that paid affiliates to post favorable reviews of its product in online articles, blog posts and other online editorial material without disclosing the arrangement agreed to pay a $250,000 fine to settle deceptive advertising charges brought by the Federal Trade Commission

Public relations firm settles FTC action over paid online game reviews

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2010

A public relations firm settled a Federal Trade Commission enforcement action in which the agency alleged that the firm engaged in deceptive advertising when its employees posed as ordinary consumers posting game reviews at the online iTunes store, and it did not disclose that the reviews came from paid employees working on behalf of the developers