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Appeals Court Enforces Arbitration Clause In Hyperlinked Terms & Conditions
In an important decision concerning the enforceability of an arbitration clause included in a mobile app's Terms of Service, the federal appeals court in New York recently found ...
United States
9 Nov 2017
Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert >> Big Changes To Canada's Anti-Spam Law Effective July 1
Enacted in 2014, Canada's Anti-Spam Law (CASL) set in motion significant changes to the law governing the collection and use of email and other electronic addresses in Canada...
United States
11 Jul 2017
Second Circuit Affirms Ruling Holding Affiliate Marketing Network Liable For Its Affiliates' False Claims
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has affirmed a federal district court's decision in Connecticut holding the operator of an affiliate marketing network liable for deceptive practices by the third-party...
United States
19 Oct 2016
Litigation Alert >> Internet Retailers Beware: NJ Truth-In-Consumer Contract, Warranty And Notice Act Impacts Online Terms And Conditions
New Jersey is widely considered to be among the most consumer-protective states in the country. One of New Jersey's broader consumer protection laws is the Truth-in-Consumer Contract...
United States
26 Jul 2016
FTC's First COPPA Action Against Mobile Ad Network Highlights Risks For Operators As Well
Under the settlement, InMobi will pay the FTC $950,000 in civil penalties (reduced from $4 million, the largest COPPA penalty to date), delete all inappropriately collected data and implement a comprehensive privacy program.
United States
18 Jul 2016
Wyndham Settles FTC's Data Breach Case After Ruling Reinforced FTC's Authority
After a long and rare court battle, the Wyndham Worldwide Corporation has agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by the Federal Trade Commission...
United States
29 Dec 2015
Failure To Prove Probability Of Harm From Alleged Data Breaches Dooms FTC's Complaint
In a rare loss for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in a data security case, an administrative law judge has rejected the agency's complaint against LabMD, Inc.
United States
7 Dec 2015
EU Data Protection Authorities Issue Guidance On U.S. - EU Safe Harbor
In the wake of the decision from the Court of Justice of the European Union deeming the Safe Harbor program invalid, businesses have been clamoring for guidance from regulators regarding how they will interpret and react to the case.
United States
26 Oct 2015
EU Court Of Justice Strikes Down U.S.-EU Safe Harbor For Data Sharing
The European Commission's Data Protection Directive requires that countries to which the personal data of EU residents are transferred maintain adequate standards for data protection.
13 Oct 2015
Federal Circuit Court Reinforces FTC's Authority To Act In Data Breach Cases
For the past decade, the FTC has been bringing administrative actions under the Act against companies with allegedly deficient data security practices that failed to protect consumer data against hackers...
United States
2 Sep 2015
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