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Big brother for hire: FTC cracks down on consumer tracking company
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2015

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sent a new warning for companies engaged in geolocation tracking. Specifically, the FTC recently reached a


FuelBand advertising claims spark settlement agreement
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2015

Nike Inc. (Nike) recently agreed to pay more than $2.4 million to settle a class action lawsuit related to the Nike FuelBand activity tracker. The


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


New COPPA consent method gives websites greater flexibility
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2014

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently approved a new method for obtaining verifiable parental consent that could make it easier for companies


FTC approves new COPPA safe harbor program
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 26 2014

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has recently approved the kidSAFE Seal Program's kidSAFE seal as a safe harbor program through which companies


Are you behaving? Targeted advertising enforcement ramping up
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 3 2014

The Better Business Bureau’s Online Interest-Based Advertising Accountability Program (Accountability Program) recently challenged Best Buy, Yelp


Bogo? More like ‘no go’
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2014

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently brought its first case under the Restore Online Shoppers’ Confidence Act (ROSCA), a 2010 federal law that


Ninth Circuit affirms dismissal of suit against Redbox for ZIP code collection practices
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2014

The Ninth Circuit has affirmed the dismissal of a putative class action against Redbox, holding that its ZIP code collection practices fall within


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."


“World of Warcraft” Creator Takes Battle to Court over Game’s Characters
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 29 2015

A federal judge in the Northern District of California recently dismissed a complaint in which video game producers claimed that characters from