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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


California enacts privacy legislation regarding smart TV voice-recognition features
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2015

California Governor Jerry Brown recently signed into law several requirements for manufacturers of smart TVs with voice-recognition features. A.B


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


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


Federal court finds plaintiff states valid claims against ex-employer that hacked LinkedIn account, but fails to award damages
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2013

The Eastern District of Pennsylvania recently ruled that an employee properly pled several state law causes of action against her previous employer


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


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"


FTC settles with app developer for deceptively sharing user locations and device IDs
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2013

The FTC recently announced that it had settled charges against the maker of a popular flashlight application for Android, Goldenshores Technologies


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