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Amerigas settles with Opinion Corp, ending battle over “Pissed Consumer” site
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2013

In a recent case, a national propane supplier reached a settlement with an online consumer complaint website, ending a dispute over deceptive


Urban Outfitters faces another lawsuit for collecting customer ZIP codes
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2014

Urban Outfitters is facing yet another putative class action lawsuit over its practice of collecting customers’ ZIP codes in connection with credit


Louboutin continues fight to be sole owner of red-soled shoes
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 26 2011

Christian Louboutin, maker of high-end shoes famously known for their red soles, has returned to court to request an injunction to keep Christian Dior from debuting crimson shoes with soles to match


Playdom must pay for violating COPPA
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 2 2011

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) reached a record $3 million agreement with the online game developer Playdom Inc. and Senior Vice President Howard Marks to settle charges that the Walt Disney Co. subsidiary violated the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA) by collecting and disclosing the personal information of children under the age of 13 without proper parental consent


One cookie suit crumbled
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2011

One of several lawsuits brought against companies for using cookies to track and collect user data has recently been dismissed


CAN-SPAM extended to Facebook
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2011

The District Court for the Northern District of California recently decided that the CAN-SPAM Act applies to messages sent through the Facebook platform


FTC attempting to catch COPPA rule up to the technology
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 23 2011

This month, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it is seeking comments on its proposed changes to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule (the “COPPA Rule” or the “Rule”), which was implemented to enforce the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act


Louboutin loses preliminary injunction against Yves Saint Laurent
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2011

Christian Louboutin, maker of the famous red-soled heels, was denied a preliminary injunction by Judge Victor Marrero in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York


FTC and Facebook may no longer be friends
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 5 2012

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently agreed upon a settlement with Facebook, Inc., operator of Facebook.com, regarding the company's privacy practices


Photoshopped features lead to NAD action
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • January 5 2012

The National Advertising Division of the Better Business Bureau recently initiated an inquiry into a mascara advertisement featuring Taylor Swift, which resulted in the discontinuance of the advertisement