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Youthful indiscretions? California offers minors a clean slate
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 26 2013

Already one of the strictest states in the country when it comes to protecting online privacy, California recently passed another law that may


Washington State Attorney General addresses consumer protection in the age of crowdfunding
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 28 2014

What's the News? A recent lawsuit in Washington State suggests that so-called "crowdfunded" fundraising campaigns could be in for greater scrutiny


First self-regulatory enforcement actions brought against advertisers
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2012

The Online Interest-Based Advertising Accountability Program (Accountability Program) recently released decisions regarding the online behavioral advertising practices of Kia Motors America and the ad networks servicing the company


The FTC releases report on the Internet of Things
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2015

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released a report this week examining the privacy and security implications of the so-called "Internet of Things."


Fan sues NHL team for exceeding consent under the TCPA
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2012

In a recent case in California, plaintiff Fred Weiss filed a class action lawsuit alleging that the Pittsburgh Penguins violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and breached the terms of service for their text message notification program


Walmart argues against class certification in customer data collection case
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 4 2014

Walmart recently argued that the US District Court for the Eastern District of California should not grant class certification in a


Swiping customers’ driver’s licenses may steer Best Buy into trouble
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 9 2012

It is a common practice for retailers to collect customers’ personal information when processing the exchange or return of merchandise


There’s no place like court: Eighth Circuit rules that studios’ classic film copyrights extend to famous characters in the Wizard of Oz, Gone With the Wind
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2011

The US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit recently ruled in favor of Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. in its copyright infringement suit against several movie image licensors who had been selling altered public domain images of famous characters from The Wizard of Oz, Gone with the Wind, and a number of Tom & Jerry short films


FTC demonstrates a continued focus on cookie compliance
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2012

It has been reported that Google is currently negotiating with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) regarding the size of the fine it will have to pay as a result of its alleged use of cookies to override the privacy protections that are incorporated in Apple Inc.’s Safari Internet browser


High profile data breaches spur legislative action on cyber security
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2014

After a spate of high-profile data security breaches, many legislators, businesses, and consumers are asking what can be done to prevent such