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This Ransomware Will Make You WannaCry
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2017

Ransomware is old news, as we had previously written here. Its latest iteration, the currently circulating WannaCry ransomware, is no


“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


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


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


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


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


Should Companies Use the Privacy Shield to Protect Against EU-US Data Transfer Risks?
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • July 21 2016

After months of negotiations, it’s official: the EU-US Privacy Shield has been formally approved on both sides of the Atlantic, by the EU Commission


A penny saved is a penny lawsuit
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 1 2012

Bidcactus LLC, a company that owns and operates a penny auction website, is facing a class action lawsuit filed by an individual that allegedly paid more than $15,000 due to poorly disclosed terms and conditions


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


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