Advertising Law -- July 12, 2012

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In This Issue:

Wyndham's Misrepresentations About Security Lead to FTC Suit; Consumer Groups Take Aim at Claritin's Ad Campaign; Facebook "Likes" California AG's App Agreement; ADA Applies to Online Businesses, Court Rules; and Red Bull Gives You Wings – and Spam?

Excerpt from Wyndham's Misrepresentations About Security Lead to FTC Suit

Three data security failures in less than two years that caused millions of dollars in loss constituted a violation of the Federal Trade Commission Act, the agency alleged in a new suit against Wyndham Worldwide Corporation.

The hotel company and three subsidiaries misrepresented security measures in Wyndham's privacy policy, the FTC said.

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Published In: Antitrust & Trade Regulation Updates, Civil Rights Updates, Communications & Media Updates, Consumer Protection Updates, Privacy Updates

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