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In a significant opinion issued on April 8, District Judge Esther Salas held that the FTC has the authority to proceed in an enforcement action against Wyndham Worldwide Corporation and three of its subsidiaries, collectively a global hospitality company....

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The recent legalization and licensing of online gambling in New Jersey and Nevada has led to a significant flurry of online gambling ads. While online gambling ads were once anathema – usually run by offshore sites and sometimes targeted by prosecutors--they are now becoming more familiar on many websites. ...

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FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly published the following post on the Official FCC Blog: TCPA: It is Time to Provide Clarity. Commissioner O’Rielly stressed the need for the FCC to address TCPA petitions as soon as possible....

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On Tuesday, FTC Chairwoman Ramirez testified before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs, explaining the FTC’s view that continued data breaches underscore the need for national data breach and security legislation....

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Continuing a recent trend of enforcement actions stressing the importance of “adequate” testing for security flaws, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced settlement agreements with Fandango and Credit Karma closing investigations of their mobile app security practices. ...

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In a decision that should ease the concerns of Internet providers, Facebook and its Sponsored Stories Program survived an attack from a putative class of minor plaintiffs in the Northern District of California....

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