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FTC Finalizes Settlement Over Ad Tracking Opt-Out
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 30 2017

The FTC approved a final settlement with a digital ad company, Turn, Inc. The FTC alleged that the company continued to track consumers after they had


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


Illinois law prohibits colleges from seeking social media passwords from students
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2013

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn recently signed H.B. 64 in to law, prohibiting institutions of higher education from requiring that students or parents


Preservation and spoliation
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2012

Courts continue to address the extent to which parties are required to preserve electronically stored data, including information created and shared using social media, and the appropriate sanctions to impose when a party spoliates evidence


Oklahoma and Louisiana restrict employer access to social media
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2014

Oklahoma and Louisiana became the latest states to limit employer access to personal social media accounts of employees or job applicants. Oklahoma's


How the FTC wants you to fix your shopping app
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2014

A proliferation of shopping apps now let consumers compare prices across products and retailers, order goods and pay at physical checkouts. But the


FTC updates COPPA FAQs to address mobile apps
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2014

The Federal Trade Commission recently updated questions in the Children's Online Privacy and Protection Act (COPPA) FAQs pertaining to mobile apps


FTC staff says mobile apps fail to disclose important info pre-download
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2014

The FTC recently released a new staff report on mobile shopping apps, concluding that consumers often do not receive important information about app


Better Business Bureau reminds industry that OBA notice and opt-out apply to more than just cookies
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 9 2014

In a recent Compliance Warning issued by the Better Business Bureau, the BBB warned companies that Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral


HarperCollins agrees with CARU to add parental consent and appropriate age-screening process to website
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 10 2014

HarperCollins Publishers Ltd., operator of the RubyRedfort.com website, has agreed to modify how it interacts online with children under 13 in