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Advertising Company Reaches $31 Million Settlement With Car-Listing Service
On August 3, a large classified advertising company filed a stipulated judgment of $31 million to settle and release claims against a used-car listing service that scraped contact information...
United States
21 Sep 2017
FTC Settles Deceptive Online And Mobile Consumer Tracking Practices With Digital Advertiser
In April, the FTC approved a final consent decree with digital advertising technology company Turn.
United States
19 Jun 2017
Privacy Commission Requires Cable Operator To Implement "Opt-In" Mechanism For Direct Marketing
On September 13, the Privacy Commission issued a press release (source documents in French and Dutch) about an ongoing investigation involving the direct marketing practices of a cable operator.
28 Nov 2016
PCPD Sanctions Insurance Agent For Using Personal Data Without Consent
On April 25, the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data ("PCPD") released a media statement revealing that an insurance agent was convicted of two offenses under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance.
Hong Kong
27 Jun 2016
ICO Issues Updated Guidance On Direct Marketing
On March 24, the ICO updated its guidance on online marketing. There is now a greater emphasis on the application of the marketing rules to the not-for-profit sector and direction regarding third-party consent.
24 Jun 2016
California District Court Consolidates Claims Against TV Manufacturer For Improper Data Sharing
On April 11, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California consolidated cases brought against a smart-TV manufacturer for improperly sharing users' information.
United States
13 Jun 2016
FTC Scrutinizes App Developers' Audio Monitoring Software
On March 17, the FTC issued warning letters to 12 app developers using audio beacon technologies in their apps.
United States
8 Jun 2016
Fitness Center Operator Settles TCPA Claims
The fitness operator will pay between $10M and $15M to affected consumers and an additional $2.8M for attorneys' fees and expenses.
United States
6 Apr 2016
Two Application Developers Settle FTC Charges Of COPPA Violations
On December 17, 2015, two application developers settled a charge to pay a combined $360,000 in civil penalties for noncompliance with 2013 amendments to the COPPA.
United States
6 Apr 2016
Identity Protection Company Enters $100M Settlement With FTC Over Violation Of 2010 Order
On December 17, 2015, the FTC issued its largest monetary award ever. An identity theft protection company, LifeLock, agreed to pay consumers $100M to settle FTC charges...
United States
6 Apr 2016
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