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New York AG Concludes “Operation Child Tracker”; Companies Agree to Penalties Totaling $835,000 For COPPA Violations
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 22 2016

The New York Attorney General recently concluded its COPPA compliance investigation, “Operation Child Tracker,” and announced Viacom, Mattel, Hasbro


Company pays $40k settlement for allegedly scraping LinkedIn Corp.’s user data
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 13 2014

Robocog, Inc., doing business as HiringSolved, allegedly scraped content from LinkedIn Corp.'s member data and displayed this information in their


FTC Reminds InfluencersBrands to Disclose Relationship
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2017

Brian Heidelberger recently published a video titled "FTC Staff Reminds Influencers and Brands to Clearly Disclose Relationship." After reviewing


FTC Sues Weight Loss Companies Over Deceptive Spam Emails
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2016

Recently, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) brought suit against two Florida-based weight loss companies, Tachht, Inc. and Teqqi, LLC. The complaint


Gossip website posting of celebrity photos held not to violate right of publicity
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 20 2011

A television news reporter sued the owner of a gossip website when the site's users submitted posts that allegedly defamed the plaintiff, including claims that the plaintiff used illicit drugs, was sexually promiscuous, and committed assault


FTC Sends 90 Letters to Influencers and Marketers, Offering Guidance on Specific Disclosures
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 24 2017

The FTC recently announced that it sent out more than 90 letters to influencers and marketers reminding them of their obligations surrounding clear


VIZIO Settles FTC and New Jersey AG Smart TV Tracking Charges
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 9 2017

VIZIO, Inc. recently agreed to pay $2.2 million to settle a regulatory complaint based on the company’s collection of viewing data from its “smart”


How brands can use Twitter’s new live streaming app Periscope
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2015

Brands can use Twitter's live-streaming app to hold special contests, have influencers perform demos, do live Q&As with customers, and tease or


How brands can use hashtags without getting sued
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 25 2014

Is it okay to use a hashtag for a media event your brand doesn't sponsor? What about making a hashtag out of a competitor's brand name? Winston &


Facebook must honor WhatsApp privacy promises to consumers, according to FTC
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2014

In its acquisition of WhatsApp, a mobile messaging application, Facebook has been notified by the Federal Trade Commission that it must continue to