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Court Limits The Scope Of TCPA Consent
In a case pending before the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, a judge has declined to dismiss Telephone Consumer Protection Act
United States
18 Jun 2019
Mobile App Contests: A Potent Marketing Pairing
Over the past few years, businesses have discovered that mobile applications (or "apps"), when used to conduct sweepstakes and other promotional contests,
United States
1 May 2019
New Apple App Privacy Policy Requirement
In the past, we have recommended that all mobile app operators have a privacy policy that is readily-available to consumers.
European Union
7 Sep 2018
Man Who Allegedly Violated Deceptive Marketing Court Order Held In Contempt
Last Wednesday, a federal court found Robert Douglas Krotzer in civil contempt for violating a court order stemming from an earlier deceptive marketing lawsuit filed by the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") and Florida Attorney General's Office.
United States
15 Oct 2015
Disney Won't Invest In Fantasy Sports Venture After All
We had previously written about the reports that the Walt Disney Co. ("Disney") had entered into talks with DraftKings about an investment opportunity that would provide Disney with an equity position in the fantasy sports company, while valuing DraftKings at around $1 billion.
United States
26 Jun 2015
Louisiana Fantasy Sports Bill Threatened
According to published reports, Louisiana bill HB 475, which seeks to create a carve out from State gambling laws for fantasy sports games played for money (the "Bill"), may not make it past the State's Senate Judiciary Committee.
United States
4 Jun 2015
Lead Generators: What To Do When You Receive A TCPA Subpoena
The number of Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA") class action lawsuits has grown significantly recently, with several thousand cases filed in each of the past several years.
United States
22 May 2015
Sprint Compels Arbitration In TCPA Class Action
On Monday of this week, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit held that a putative class action complaint filed against Sprint alleging that it had violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA") must be submitted to arbitration.
United States
15 May 2015
Verizon And Sprint To Pay In Excess Of $200 Million for Cramming
This week, federal regulators announced a series of high profile settlements concerning alleged cramming activities from some of the nation's largest wireless carriers.
United States
13 May 2015
Multiple US States Push To Join Fantasy Sports Upsurge
Daily fantasy sports contests are a hit in the US, but in some states fantasy sports offerings fall foul of intrastate gambling and lottery regulations.
United States
28 Apr 2015
MMA Fighter: Game Developer Used My Likeness Without Permission
Earlier this month, mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Felice Herrig took to Instagram to accuse video game developer NetherRealm Studios and its parent/distributor Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Inc. of using her likeness without permission.
United States
23 Apr 2015
David Klein Discusses TWC-Comcast Merger With NPR Marketplace
A look at the concessions that could keep the Time Warner Cable-Comcast merger aloft.
United States
22 Apr 2015
Processing Credit Card Payments For Online Gaming And Fantasy Sports
Late last week, the nation’s largest credit card companies (American Express, Discover, MasterCard and Visa) began utilizing Merchant Category Codes (MCCs) specifically designated for credit card transactions entered into between consumers and legal online gaming venues – such as those permitted to operate in New Jersey, Nevada and Delaware.
United States
22 Apr 2015
Amazon Sues To Block Fake Reviews
Fake glowing reviews, intended to boost consumer confidence and hopefully increase sales, have long been a problem for popular websites that rely on such reviews.
United States
16 Apr 2015
Fantasy Sports In The Bayou
Thanks in large part to the exception provided in the federal Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act ("UIGEA"), fantasy sports contests are unquestionably legal in most states.
United States
16 Apr 2015
Kansas Takes A Step Toward Legalizing Fantasy Sports
In August 2014, the Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission issued an opinion that fantasy sports contests that require an entry fee to participate, and that pay out cash prizes, constitute illegal lotteries under Kansas State law.
United States
12 Mar 2015
FTC Brings Deceptive Marketing Actions Against Providers Of Car Title Loans
The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") has initiated what are its first ever actions against car title lenders.
United States
3 Feb 2015
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