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California court clarifies scope of Song-Beverly
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2015

California's Song-Beverly Credit Card Act does not prohibit retailers from collecting email addresses after a credit card transaction has been


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


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


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


Cookies and html 5 give rise to new privacy concerns
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 13 2010

As more and more consumers utilize the Internet for information, commerce, and entertainment, there is an ever-increasing push on the part of business and advertisers to enhance and monetize the browsing experience


California Attorney General reports upswing in data breaches
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 18 2014

In October 2014, California Attorney General Kamala Harris released the California Data Breach Report, the state’s most recent analysis of data


Tracking the Do-Not-Track Bill
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2013

Senator Rockefeller (D-WV) recently introduced a bill entitled the "Do-Not-Track Online Act of 2013" (hereinafter, the DNT Act). The main purpose of


Path social network settling with FTC over COPPA & other privacy violations
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 8 2013

Path Inc., operator of the Path social networking app has agreed to settle with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) based on allegations that the


Judge orders FTC to disclose data security standards
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2014

The Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) chief administrative law judge ruled recently that the agency must disclose the internal standards it uses to


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