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FCC Proposes New Rules On Local Wireless Siting
Data Center Networks – Interview with Jeff Moerdler, Member, Mintz Levin
What to expect from FCC Post-Governement Shutdown
Employer Social Media Policies – Interview with Mitch Danzig, Member, Member, Mintz Levin
Jason Maloni on Data Security
JOBS Act Implementation Regulations
Ernest DelBuono on Aviation
Jack Deschauer on Government Investigations
PODCAST - Inside Law - Public Policy Issues in 2013
Condo Adviser: Condominium Rules and Enforcement
Condo Adviser: What is 'FHA approved,' exactly?
Condo Owners and Dealing with Uncooperative Management Companies
Reserve Funds: Purposes and Common Mistakes
Instapundit: America's IP Laws Need to be "Pruned Back"
Social Media At Work - What's Allowed and What Isn't? PODCAST - Inside Law
Release of new book on the 'Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act"
[Legal Perspective] When Is It NOT Okay to Delete Your Social Media Account?
Tips for Mobile App Privacy Compliance
Serving Legal Documents Through Social Media
Social Media Law Report - Who Owns Your LinkedIn Account, FTC Guidance on Social Ads, More...
The CFPB filed a complaint in the United States District Court for the Central District of California against a debt-relief service company alleged to have violated the FTC’s Telemarketing Sales Rule and engaged in deceptive...more
There are few things more annoying than the feeling that you have been duped into paying for something that you neither need nor want. IP owners, and particularly trademark owners, are common targets for scammers seeking to...more
In this issue:
- Venable Welcomes Randy Miller
- FTC Survey Estimates Fraud Affected 25.6 Million Americans in 2011
- New Florida Law May Axe Charitable Promos, Cause Marketing Campaigns
- What to...more
“Cramming” – while it sounds like the experience of being in the middle row of a cross-country flight – actually refers to unauthorized charges on phone bills. Residential and business telecommunications customers have...more
The saga of POM Wonderful, and the ongoing fight over its advertising, is a topic we have covered quite a bit on this blog. While the consumer class action involving POM was recently dismissed, a recent decision by the...more
Originally published in the Los Angeles Daily Journal on February 28, 2013.
National Public Radio recently ran a series on "sustainable" seafood claims which raised concern regarding the validity of certain...more
The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has been active in recent years pursuing companies that suffer data security breaches and arguably failed to live up to the data security standards promised in their privacy policies....more
On March 30, 2012, the Alaska Supreme Court significantly expanded the scope of Alaska’s Unfair Trade Practices Act (“UTPA”) in a manner that will increase the risk of liability for businesses that make representations about...more
In This Issue:
Duracell Battery Class Action Lawsuit; Class Action Settlement Seeks To “Stop” GameStop’s Allegedly Deceptive Marketing Practices; Commercial Email with Falsified or Misrepresented Header Information...more
The FTC and the State of Connecticut has jointly filed a complaint against a promoter of weight loss and “colon cleanse” products based in Connecticut. The complaint seeks stop the promoter from allegedly using fake news...more
EPIC Files Complaint, Urges FTC to Investigate Verizon's Recent Changes to Privacy Practices
EPIC filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission charging that Verizon Wireless has engaged in unfair and deceptive...more
On May 25, 2011, a class action was filed against the Thomas Jefferson School of Law (TJSL) in San Diego for intentionally misrepresenting employment data of recent alumni. The complaint states that in order to continue...more
Sometimes a green drop is just a green drop.
Last week, the California Court of Appeal, First Appellate District, dismissed a purported class action against the owners of Fiji Water, finding as a matter of law that the...more
In this issue: Tesla Sues BBC Over TV Show Depiction; CAN-SPAM Applies to Facebook Messages, Court Rules; FDA Proposes Rules for Calorie Disclosure; Will California Enact Its Own Privacy Law?; and FTC Settles with Oreck Over...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
*Olive Garden Asserts It Did Not Pull Letterman Ads
*Feds Seize $34 Million From Online Poker Pots
*Lawsuit Targets KFC Oprah Promo
*Protecting Your Identity Online Can Be An Ongoing Battle
IN THIS ISSUE:
*FTC Announces Record Telemarketing Fraud Sweep
*Craigslist and eBay in Court Over Online Classified Ad Sites
*Study Finds Comcast and Cox Obstruct File-Sharing
*MySpace Wins $230 Million Award Against...more