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Increased Scrutiny On Notice And Choice For Use Of AD Profiling, Especially Using Mobile Location Data
Are you an app publisher or do you advertise via mobile apps or obtain marketing data that originates from them?
United States
2 Apr 2019
Webloyalty Suit Sees New Class Cert Request
In the third iteration of his class action lawsuit against Webloyalty, originally filed in the Southern District of California in 2012, Kevin Park outlined a scheme that he and millions...
United States
9 Aug 2018
Vermont Automatic Renewal Bill Slips Into Law
Vermont has been keeping busy. We recently covered the Green Mountain State's aggressive anti-data broker legislation passed in May 2018, the first of its kind in the United States.
United States
9 Jul 2018
Michigan Consumer Hurls The TCPA At Medical Supplier
It's a triple-header, according to Frances Ewing: no consent, no relationship, no end. Despite the fact that Michigan-based Ewing claimed she had never required the services of durable medical equipment ...
United States
5 Mar 2018
Trump Administration Fails To Shock Public With FTC Picks
The normally five-person panel that oversees the Federal Trade Commission has been working at less than half-strength for more than a year.
United States
7 Feb 2018
FTC Throws Made-In-The-USA Shade
The beginning of the new year serves up two interesting cases of companies that ran afoul of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for allegedly false "Made-in-the-USA" claims.
United States
7 Feb 2018
Which Comes First, The Yogurt Or The Feed?
Turns out there is such a thing as original sin. Polly Podpeskar spells it out in her October 2016 complaint against the yogurt giant Dannon: crops made from genetically modified organisms ...
United States
21 Dec 2017
FTC Settlement With Lingerie Maker Leaves Little To The Imagination
AdoreMe, Inc., was born in 2010 when a former McKinsey & Company consultant sought to address the lack of lingerie lines that were affordable without being cheaply made.
United States
14 Dec 2017
Florida's Professional Models Unite Behind Lanham Claim
Middle District draws on well-developed body of decisions to deny dismissal bid
United States
24 Oct 2017
Pact Settles ROSCA And FTCA Claims With The Commission
App maker accused of failing to live up to business model
United States
24 Oct 2017
Recent Investigation Closing Suggests FTC's Process Reforms Might Be Meaningful
Back in April, we reviewed several new initiatives within the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)...
United States
11 Oct 2017
FTC Handicaps Golf Product Marketers For Negative Option Offers
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced a settlement with four individuals and six separate but interlocking companies.
United States
4 Oct 2017
FTC Commissioners Disagree On Deceptive Omission Charges
Personal computing titan Lenovo ran afoul of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) when it was hit with a complaint regarding ad-injecting software developed by Superfish Inc. that Lenovo...
United States
4 Oct 2017
Supplement Marketers Settle FTC Claims With $6.5 Million Suspended Judgment
Slick, well-produced fake talk shows promoted dubious products and undisclosed payment plans.
United States
14 Sep 2017
Oregon Expands Deceptive Trade Practices Act To Include Misrepresentations About PI Usage
Effective January 1, 2018, Oregon will join Pennsylvania and Nebraska in expanding its definition of deceptive trade practices to explicitly include a material misstatement regarding the use of personal information
United States
11 Aug 2017
CFPB Proposes Amendments To Align Regulation B With Revised Regulation C
The amendments were also necessary to resolve the current rule and timing differences between Regulation B (Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA)) and Regulation C (Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA)).
United States
10 Apr 2017
California District Court Delivers Payday Lending Usury Victory To The CFPB With Important Consequences For On-Line Lenders
Judge Walter of the Central District of California entered summary judgment in favor of the CFPB on its claims against CashCall, Inc. arising out of allegedly unfair and deceptive loan practices.
United States
20 Sep 2016
PayPal Reaches Settlement With Texas Over Venmo Privacy And Security Disclosures
Venmo is a peer-to-peer mobile payments service that PayPal acquired in 2013. Users can transfer money to another person using a mobile or web application (e.g., send money to a friend to split the cost of dinner).
United States
1 Jun 2016
California Court Rejects Tuna Settlement Over Scope Of Release
In recent years, courts have been more carefully scrutinizing class action settlements.
United States
3 Mar 2016
ALJ Issues Sweeping Decision Dismissing FTC's Action Against LabMD
On November 13, 2015, the chief administrative law judge ("ALJ") handling the Federal Trade Commission's ("FTC" or "Commission") complaint against LabMD Inc. ("LabMD") dismissed the case in its entirety.
United States
27 Nov 2015
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