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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


Mobile app company settles COPPA claims with New Jersey Attorney General’s office
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2013

Mobile application developer Dokogeo Inc. recently settled a complaint by the New Jersey attorney general's office that the company's "Dokobots"


Class action lawsuit filed against Apple for In-App purchases
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 28 2011

A class action complaint was recently filed against Apple, Inc. alleging that Apple violated the California Consumer Legal Remedies Act and California Business & Professions Code 17200 by permitting minors to make purchases within applications downloaded from the Apple App Store without parental consent


FTC Settles with Breathalyzer Company over False Advertising
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 15 2017

The FTC recently settled false advertising claims against Breathometer, Inc. regarding Breathometer’s breathalyzer app and wireless device. Among


User Successfully Shows He Is a Subscriber for VPPA, Case Continues
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 25 2016

In a closely watched case, the publisher of the USA Today mobile app (Gannett) is alleged to have violated the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA


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


Class certification denied to Hulu users in video privacy claim
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2014

A California federal judge disallowed the certification of a class action which had accused Hulu LLC of violating the Video Privacy Protection Act by


2015 Privacy Year In Review
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • January 14 2016

The Snowden revelation that the US conducted surveillance on citizens of other countries had a significant impact in 2015, including on the transfer


Online Interest-Based Advertising Accountability Program releases new enforcement decisions
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2015

The Online Interest-Based Advertising Accountability Program administered by the Better Business Bureau recently announced four new decisions and


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