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Montana becomes 20th state to limit employer access to social media accounts
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2015

On April 23 Montana joined a growing group of states, now numbering 20 that have enacted laws restricting an employer's ability to require employees


FTC issues new guidance on endorsements and related online disclosures
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2015

When preparing to run advertising that includes endorsements, our clients frequently ask whether any “magic words” are necessary and how disclosures


What to do when your nonprofit becomes the target of a phishing scam
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2015

"Phishing" is a term used generally to describe various electronic attempts by a fraudulent actor to masquerade as a legitimate entity in order to


Section 5 unfairness: cheated on me and broke my heart
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2015

When a partner of mine asked me if I had heard about the FTC’s “revenge porn” case, I thought she was pulling my leg. But she wasn’t. It turns out


D.C. Circuit's Anti-SLAPP decision affects federal lawsuits involving statements made by bloggers about products sold by marketers
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2015

Marketers often file defamation, trade libel, false advertising, and other claims against bloggers and others who make alleged false statements about


Cutting off the counterfeiter’s lifeline
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • April 21 2015

When it comes to counterfeiters, I try to be the leach that sucks their blood dry. Cease-and-desist letters are fine, DMCA takedown letters are


FTC throws the works at iWorks and obtains partial summary judgment on online advertising issues
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • April 9 2015

Last week, the United States District Court for the District of Nevada granted partial summary judgment for the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC"


Social networking and reputation service website jerked to a halt by the FTC
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • April 1 2015

Last week, the FTC issued an Order and summary decision against the owners of Jerk.com, an "anti-social network" website for deceiving users about


Fantasy league competitors battle on the NAD court for decision over who can claim “largest US-based website”
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2015

We love a good March Madness legal blog (see here and here and here) and NAD gave us some great fodder this month deciding a case between two large


The FCC net neutrality order: how does the Open Internet Order affect you?
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2015

On March 12, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released the full text of its Open Internet Order (Order), which they adopted on