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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


National Advertising Initiative Updates Rules for Data Collection on Mobile Apps
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 9 2015

The Network Advertising Initiative (NAI), an advertising industry trade group for third-party advertisers, recently released the 2015 update to its


Consumer Review Fairness Act of 2016: What Brands Need to Know About This New Consumer Review Law
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2017

Before leaving office, President Obama signed into law the Consumer Review Fairness Act of 2016 (CRFA), which protects consumers engaging in consumer


FTC Arms Businesses and Consumers Against Ransomware
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2017

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently issued guidance for both businesses and consumers on defending against ransomware, both of which are


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


“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


What’s the Big Deal with Big Data? New FTC Report Released
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 27 2016

The Federal and Trade Commission recently released a report outlining the benefits and risks involved in using big data. The report, Big Data: A Tool


Vizio Smart TVs Fail FTC Privacy Test
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 17 2017

The Federal Trade Commission is asking “who’s watching who?” in a recent settlement with Vizio over the consumer electronics brand’s smart TVs


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


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