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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


Entertainment website settles class action claim over flash cookies
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2011

In another class action suit over flash cookie tracking, video entertainment website Metacafe agreed to a settlement barring it from using flash cookies to track users without their consent


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


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


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


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


Facebook settles consumer privacy complaint with the FTC
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • August 16 2012

The FTC announced it has accepted a final settlement and consent agreement with Facebook


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


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


FTC: twelve companies falsely claiming to comply with international safe harbor privacy framework
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2014

Twelve businesses spanning a variety of industries recently agreed to settle with the FTC stemming from charges that they falsely claimed to hold