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Federal Trade Commission Guidance on the Internet of Things
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2015

On January 27, 2015, the FTC released its Staff Report on the so-called "Internet of Things" (IoT) - the ability of everyday objects (from


New COPPA rule broadens and clarifies children’s privacy obligations of online and mobile companies, but backtracks on many previously proposed changes that would have disrupted the advertising and publishing industries
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • December 19 2012

The FTC has ended a two-year long process of revising the rules implementing the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA Rule), which is now a decade old and set to expire in 2014


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


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


Is Facebook a “friend” to employers?
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2012

Between 80 and 90 percent of U.S. employers admit to using social media to vet applicants or to monitor current employees’ activities and postings


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


FTC clarifies new federal privacy rules that affect companies targeting kids, adults and a mix of kids and adults, but questions remain
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2013

The FTC staff has issued guidance to its January 2013 updates to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) regulations (COPPA Rule), which


Top 10 tips following Google's recent CJEU judgment
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 5 2014

You may have read about the recent European Court of Justice decision regarding Google in Spain and "the right to be forgotten". For an overview of


Europe prepares for e-commerce overhaul - the digital single market’s call for change
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • European Union
  • September 6 2011

In late September 2011, the European Commission is expected to announce changes to the e-commerce regulatory environment in Europe


Online behavioral advertisingtracking litigation: a rising risk facing insurers and insureds
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2012

2012 began with over 100 pending consumer class actions alleging various companies’ improper tracking of customer and other users’ behavior online and via mobile devices