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Facebook must honor WhatsApp privacy promises to consumers, according to FTC
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2014

In its acquisition of WhatsApp, a mobile messaging application, Facebook has been notified by the Federal Trade Commission that it must continue to


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


Consumers and Their Phones: Legal Risks for Companies
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2017

Pokémon GO brought augmented realityand related privacy concernsto the forefront in 2016. More companies will likely join the augmented reality


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


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


FCC seeking comment on waivers for solicited faxes sent without opt-out notices
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2015

As we reported earlier this year, the Federal Communication Commission recently clarified that all fax advertisements - both solicited and


Dental Software Provider Fined by FTC for Deceptive Encryption Claims
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2016

Henry Schein Practice Solutions, Inc., recently settled a lawsuit filed by the Federal Trade Commission regarding the company's allegedly deceptive


FTC Approves Facial Recognition for Parental Consent Under COPPA
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2015

The Federal Trade Commission recently approved a new method for verifiable parental consent used under the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule


FTC continues crackdown on advertisers falsely claiming to comply with international Safe Harbor privacy framework
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 6 2014

An online gaming company recently agreed to settle with the FTC charges that it falsely claimed to hold a current certifications under the US-EU Safe


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