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Operator of celebrity fan sites must pay for COPPA violations
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2012

The operator of fan websites for celebrities including Justin Bieber, Rihanna, Demi Lovato, and Selena Gomez has agreed to settle with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over alleged violations of Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and the COPPA Rule


FTC wins big in case about deceptive infomercials
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2010

The US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit upheld the lower court's decision, awarding judgment in favor of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), in Federal Trade Commission v. Direct Marketing Concepts, Inc


NAD asks GreenPan to discontinue deceptive green claims
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2013

The National Advertising Division of the Council of Better Business Bureaus (NAD) recently entered a decision against GreenPan, Inc., asking the company


Deal or No Deal? Class Action Alleges Macy’s Offered Misleading Sale Prices
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2016

Macy’s, Inc. and subsidiary Bloomingdale’s, Inc. were recently served with a class action complaint alleging that the retail chains misled consumers


Ninth Circuit Gives New Life to Grand Theft Auto Class Action
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 29 2016

In a recent opinion, the Ninth Circuit reversed the dismissal of a lawsuit against the developer of the highly-anticipated videogame Grand Theft Auto


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


Behavioral advertising icon may provide online consumers with more privacy
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2011

There is a new industry program supported by the Direct Marketing Association (DMA), the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), the American Association of Advertising Agencies (AAAA), and the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) to encourage more transparency with respect to behavioral advertising


Zip codes have been added to the list of personal identification information by the Supreme Court of California
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 16 2011

On February 10, 2011, the Supreme Court of California decided that ZIP codes are "personal identification information" (PII) for purposes of the Song-Beverly Act (the "Act"); therefore, they may not be requested or required as a condition to accept credit cards as part of a transaction


Victory for FTC in dispute over its data security authority
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 4 2014

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently won a significant victory in federal court in its ongoing efforts to hold businesses accountable for


Wyndham attempts to fight back against the FTC
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 10 2013

In an ongoing battle in the District Court of New Jersey, Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (Wyndham) is attempting to fight back against the Federal