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FTC Reminds Auto Dealer Vendor to Slow Down & Consider Security

USA - June 26 2019 The FTC’s complaint alleges that DealerBuilt was found to have taken inadequate steps to protect personal data in its care, leading to a breach of 12…

Victor P. Danhi, Aaron H. Jacoby, George N. Koumbis, Eva J. Pulliam

Privacy Report: Three Dating Apps Removed from App Store After Potential COPPA Violations

Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, USA - June 18 2019 Three dating apps—Meet24, FastMeet, and Meet4U, all operated by Wildec LLC—have been removed from Apple’s App Store and Google’s Google Play Store…

Casey Perrino, Eva J. Pulliam

Copyright Office Urges Federal Publicity Rights for Moral Rights Protection

USA - June 6 2019 The US Copyright Office recently considered a federal right of publicity law which, if enacted, would help to create a rule that can be applied more…

Anthony V. Lupo, Eva J. Pulliam

FTC to Bring National Advertising Cases Involving Legitimate Products

USA - May 31 2019 The Federal Trade Commission recently announced that it will renew efforts to investigate and police companies that use misleading advertising to…

Matthew R. Mills

FTC Acts Against Deceptive Crowdfunding Scheme

USA - May 30 2019 The FTC recently filed claims against Douglas Monahan for operating four crowdfunding schemes in which consumers were told their contributions were…

Daniel B. Jasnow, Anthony V. Lupo