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Despite Lenient View of Standing, Appellate Court Dismisses “Clearly Meritless” Case on 12(b)(6) Grounds Not Considered by the District Court; Lessons Abound
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2016

In Carlsen v GameStop, Inc. the Eighth Circuit held that a plaintiff had standing to bring privacy claims that his personal information, specifically

Week in Review: Appellate Court Upholds Damages-Based Challenge to Predominance and More
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2016

This week's recap examines a recent appellate ruling that provides a nice roadmap for arguing a plaintiff's theory of damages cannot satisfy Rule

Browsewrap Agreement Held Unenforceable - Website Designers Take Note!
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2016

In Nghiem v Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc., No. 16-00097 (C.D. Cal. July 5, 2016), the Central District of California held browsewrap terms to be

Clarity Coming Soon About What New Jersey’s Truth-in-Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act (“TCCWNA”) Actually Requires
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2016

Remember that wave of class actions under New Jersey’s Truth-in-Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act (“TCCWNA”), N.J.S.A. 56:12-14 et seq

Latest TCCWNA Class Action Could Transform SellerConsumer Relationship
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • USA
  • July 14 2016

The tidal wave of New Jersey Truth-in-Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act ("TCCWNA") claims just swept up a novel argument: a class complaint

CFAA and SCA do not prohibit creation of a fake Facebook page
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • June 15 2015

The defendants in a case pending in Chicago federal court were accused of contravening Facebook's terms of use by accessing its computers in order to

Scanning Gmail messages may leave Google liable
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • October 18 2013

California federal court denied in part Google's motion to dismiss a wiretap law case that stemmed from Google's scanning of Gmail users' messages to

Facebook to pay $10 million to settle claims arising from "liking" advertisers
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2012

A federal district court judge has tentatively approved a $10 Million settlement (to a privacy non-profit fund) of a class action brought by Facebook users complaining that associating their profile pictures with so called "sponsored "Stories" that were generated when they "liked" ads or sponsor pages violated their rights of publicity.

Man bites PhoneDog: Twitter account ownership dispute
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2012

“Man, what do I write here?”

Service provider's intent in removing positive reviews irrelevant in assessing availability of CDA Section 230 protection
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 10 2011

A lawsuit against consumer review site Yelp! has yielded an opinion that demonstrates the breadth of the protection afforded interactive service providers under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.