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Entertainment industry agent Rightscorp seeks personally identifiable information of thousands of Internet users
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2015

In the past two years, Rightscorp, Inc. has sought the identity of thousands of Internet subscribers across the country, in order to obtain


Facebook class action lawsuit in Austria
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • Austria
  • May 11 2015

A class action against Facebook has been filed in Vienna by privacy campaigner and Austrian law graduate Max Schrems, along with 25,000 other users


Federal scrutiny of evolving media practices continues to evolve
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2011

The Federal government, so far as online advertising, privacy and data security practices are concerned, roared into March 2011 like a lion, but hardly left like a lamb


Companies with web sites and apps should learn from recent FTC suit involving web site analytics
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2012

Analytics are crucial for web site and mobile app operators to understand their audience in order to provide a better user experience and to improve traffic and sales


Online behavioral advertising: numerous class actions pending
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2011

The first quarter of 2011 has been marked by the rise of awareness and legal activity surrounding the question of behavioral or targeted advertising


The UK government’s cyber essentials scheme launched on 7 April 2014 will it have any impact on the cyber-security landscape?
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 14 2014

The Scheme (in its own words) "identifies the security controls that organisations must have in place within their IT system in order to have


The FTC and “The Internet of Things”
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • December 9 2013

On November 19, 2013, the Federal Trade Commission (the FTC) hosted a workshop titled the Internet of ThingsPrivacy & Security in a Connected


Another victory for service providers 9th Circuit finds arbitration provision enforceable in privacy class action
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2013

Federal courts continue to rely on a 2011 US Supreme Court ruling to uphold arbitration clauses and associated class action waivers in online terms


Consumer privacy litigation alert: a rash of behavioral advertising class actions have been filed implicating company websites and mobile applications
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • January 21 2011

We all receive advertisements when we surf the web, many of which are targeted at us based upon our personal website behavior


Downloads can be "re-sold"; but buyers are not "lawful acquirers"
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • European Union
  • May 1 2012

A preliminary ruling by Advocate-General Bot in UsedSoft v. Oracle has determined that users are allowed to re-sell and re-distribute software that has been acquired by purely online means