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In an important decision that has the potential to stem the tide of Video Privacy Protection Act (“VPPA”) lawsuits, a federal judge in the District of New Jersey dismissed on the pleadings a VPPA claim...

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On Wednesday, June 17, United States Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler denied without prejudice plaintiffs’ motion for class certification in the In re Hulu Privacy Litigation matter, a putative class action brought under the Video Privacy...

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As we reported last month on this blog, as of January 1st, 2014 websites that permit the collection of third party data through ads and other means may begin receiving enforcement letters from the Online...

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The FTC recently announced that more than 90 businesses located in the U.S. and abroad, including mobile applications, were sent “educational” letters reminding them of the looming July 1, 2013 deadline to comply with the...

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Much attention has been paid lately to online “data leakage,” including leakage from social media sites leading to lawsuits and FTC actions.   For privacy and proprietary reasons, web and mobile publishers have begun to...

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On April 2, 2012, the UK International Chamber of Commerce (“ICC”) released a “Cookie Guide” to help companies comply with the new EU Cookies Directive, which governs the use of cookies for various website purposes. ...

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