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FCC seeks comments on the legality of call-blocking technology
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2014

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently issued a public notice seeking comments in response to a September letter from 39 state


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


Class action against Instagram following modifications to terms of use dismissed
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 7 2014

After Instagram updated its terms of use in December 2012, a class-action lawsuit was filed alleging breach of contract as well as a claim under


Lawsuit against Facebook regarding use of minors’ images in ads dismissed
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2014

The district court for the Northern District of California recently dismissed a class-action lawsuit filed against Facebook on behalf of minors whose


NAD determines that discontinuation of mascara ad featuring post-production enhancement was necessary and proper
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 8 2013

Following a challenge brought before the National Advertising Division ("NAD"), L'Oreal discontinued advertising featuring images of a model's eye


Facebook agrees to settle class action regarding “Sponsored Stories”
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2012

A preliminary settlement was reached regarding the putative class action filed against Facebook in which the plaintiffs alleged that Facebook unlawfully misappropriated the plaintiffs' names, photographs, and likenesses for use in paid "Sponsored Stories" without first obtaining the plaintiffs' consent


Second Circuit partially vacates the district court's order in Viacom v. YouTube
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2012

In the ongoing, high-stakes case between Viacom and YouTube, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently held that the district court erred in granting summary judgment to YouTube on the grounds that YouTube is entitled to infringement liability protection pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA


CDA found inapplicable to use of names and likenesses in Facebook's sponsored ads
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2012

A putative class action was filed against Facebook alleging that Facebook unlawfully misappropriated the plaintiffs' names, photographs, and likenesses for use in paid "Sponsored Stories" without first obtaining the plaintiffs' consent


Court grants request for corrective advertising in false advertising lawsuit
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2012

A judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin recently granted Plaintiff Northern Star Industries' request for a preliminary injunction against Defendant Douglas Dynamics LLC in a false advertising lawsuit


Supreme Court upholds extension of copyright protection to works by foreign artists previously in public domain
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 9 2012

In Golan v. Holder, the Supreme Court recently held that the removal of certain works from the public domain by Congress does not infringe free speech rights under the First Amendment