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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 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


Online advertising network settles “history sniffing” charges with FTC
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2012

Epic Marketplace, a digital marketing company, has settled FTC charges about its use of "history sniffing" tools


Lifelock settles false advertising case with FTC for $12 million
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2010

The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") recently settled a false advertising case for $12 million with LifeLock, Inc. which advertised, promoted, offered for sale, sold, or otherwise made available to consumers a service purportedly designed to prevent identity theft through placing fraud alerts on consumers' credit reports on their behalf


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


Social networking Web site to pay $750,000 for sending unsolicited and deceptive promotional emails
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 16 2009

The New York and Texas State attorneys general entered into settlement agreements with social networking Web site Tagged.com, after the attorneys general concluded that the Web site misappropriated its members’ contact lists and sent out millions of unsolicited and deceptive promotional emails to members’ contacts


Online advertiser settles with FTC for use of flash cookies without adequate disclosure
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2011

The Federal Trade Commission recently settled with ScanScout, a video advertising network that serves targeted advertising through the use of online behavioral advertising methods


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


comScore, Inc. sued for use of surveillance software
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2011

A recent class action against comScore, Inc. alleges that the company acquired consumer personal information from its software and sold it to third parties without notifying or obtaining consent from consumers, which is in violation of the Stored Communications Act, the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, and is generally a deceptive trade practice under state law


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