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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


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


FTC settles COPPA allegations with operator of Justin Bieber fan website
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 4 2012

Artist Arena LLCan operator of fan web sites for Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Rihanna, and Demi Lovatohas agreed to pay $1 million to settle the Federal Trade Commission's charges that the sites violated the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act


FTC updates COPPA FAQs to discuss social media plug-ins
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2013

In anticipation of the July 1 effective date for the new COPPA regulations, the FTC has continued to review and update its COPPA FAQs. One of the


Limewire settles with Maryland regarding breach incident
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2011

The company that provides the LimeWire file sharing services, Lime Group, LLC, recently settled with the Maryland Attorney General, agreeing to notify Maryland residents about the privacy risks associated from its file sharing service, and agreeing to take best efforts to prevent privacy risks


NAD finds T-Mobile can use crowdsourced data to substantiate performance claims
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 21 2015

The National Advertising Division recently concluded that T-Mobile USA, Inc. can use crowdsourced data to substantiate certain implied comparative


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


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


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