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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


FTC approves new COPPA verifiable parental consent method that relies on knowledge-based authentication
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 21 2014

The Federal Trade Commission recently approved Imperium, LLC's proposed verifiable parental consent method under the Children's Online Privacy


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


Pirated Satellite TV not “Data” Within Meaning of Policy Exclusion
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2016

A Maryland federal district court recently ruled in favor of cable company Ellicott City Cable, which was seeking a defense from its media liability


Apple settles with FTC over unauthorized in-app purchases
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 12 2014

The FTC recently settled with Apple over allegations that the company improperly charged account holders for unauthorized in-app purchases made by


New Arkansas law protects employees' social media accounts
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2013

Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe recently signed H.B. 1901 into law, prohibiting employers from asking employees or job applicants for social media


Data breach suit allowed to proceed against LinkedIn
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 5 2014

An ongoing case arising from a 2012 LinkedIn data breach incident has survived dismissal in the Northern District of California. The original


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


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


Pandora sued for allegedly sharing user data without consent
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2011

A class action lawsuit was recently filed against Internet radio service Pandora for alleged violations of Michigan’s Video Rental Privacy Act