In a joint referral, the Online Interest-Based Advertising Accountability Program and the Children’s Advertising Review Unit notified the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that HyperBeard had refused to participate in the self-regulatory review process of its data privacy practices related to ...
The latest lawsuit against Fortnite focuses on in-game purchases—not dance moves—and the plaintiff alleges that Epic Games (Epic) induces players to buy “loot boxes” that rarely turn out to have any value or benefit.
In a unanimous opinion resolving a circuit split, the U.S. Supreme Court held that copyright owners must wait to file an infringement lawsuit until a copyright registration has been issued.
The Federal Trade Commission announced the largest civil penalty obtained in a Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) case, in a $5.7 million settlement with video social network app TikTok, formerly known as Musical.ly.
In the first case challenging a marketer’s use of fake paid reviews on an independent retail site, the Federal Trade Commission settled with Cure Encapsulations, Inc., and its owner over dozens of phony product reviews posted on Amazon.
As federal lawmakers debate the possibility of a national privacy law, California legislators are considering a new bill that would amend the state’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) with a broader private right of action and remove the right to cure deficiencies.
Adding to a series of actions challenging online “free trial” offers that involve negative option plans, the Federal Trade Commission announced a new lawsuit against a Puerto Rico-based defendant and his companies.
As the lawsuits pile up against video game phenomenon Fortnite, one of the plaintiffs has lost his effort to copyright “The Carlton” dance as the basis of his action.
While the initial wave of deceptive pricing suits appears to be ending in settlements, new class actions are still being filed—including suits against Barneys Warehouse and Kate Spade outlet stores.