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Craigslist Files Another Suit against Data Scraper
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2016

For years, craigslist has aggressively used technological and legal methods to prevent unauthorized parties from scraping, linking to or accessing


Facebook seeks dismissal in Illinois facial recognition biometric privacy suit
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 24 2015

As we have previously noted, Facebook has been named as a defendant in a number of lawsuits claiming that its facial recognition-based system of


Honoring do-not-track browser signals
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • August 15 2013

We're all familiar with the ads that pop up on the side of our browsers, personalized to highlight things we might be interested in


FTC Releases Big Data Report Outlining Risks, Benefits and Legal Hurdles
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 14 2016

The big data revolution is quietly chugging along: devices, sensors, websites and networks are collecting and producing significant amounts of data


Important Circuit court ruling limits scope of VPPA liability
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • October 14 2015

The Eleventh Circuit issued a notable ruling this week limiting a mobile app's liability under the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA), 18 U.S.C


US-EU Safe Harbor invalidated: what now?
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • October 6 2015

Today, the European Court of Justice (CJEU) invalidated the US-EU Safe Harbor framework, effective immediately. This momentous decision jeopardizes


New Connecticut online privacy law protects prospective & current employees
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2015

Earlier this week, Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy signed a law to protect prospective and current employees from employer interference with


New California law impacts use of information from minors, offers right to delete
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • October 2 2013

On July 1st of this year, new amendments to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Rule (COPPA Rule) came into effect, with perhaps the most


FTC settlement over use of Flash cookies highlights FTC focus on consumer notice and choice
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 22 2011

The Federal Trade Commission has announced a settlement agreement with ScanScout, Inc., an online advertising network alleged to have made misleading statements in its privacy policy which omitted to disclose ScanScout’s use of Flash cookies


CFAA Double Feature: Ninth Circuit Issues Two Important Decisions on the Scope of Liability Related to Data Scraping and Unauthorized Access to Employer Databases
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 14 2016

A former employee, whose access has been revoked, and who uses a current employee’s login credentials to gain network access to his former company’s