In This Issue:
- Jerked Around? Did the FTC’s “Jerk.com” Complaint Just Turn API Terms Into Federal Law?
- Which Way Is Aereo Pointing? The Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Public Performance Copyright Case
- The Umpire Strikes Back: European Court Rules That ISPs Can Be Forced to Block Pirate Websites
- New Regulatory Guidance on Use of Social Media by Investment Advisers
- Key Legal Concerns Raised by the Internet of Things
- If You Host Videos on Your Website, Are You in Compliance With the Video Privacy Protection Act?
- Excerpt from Jerked Around? Did the FTC’s “Jerk.com” Complaint Just Turn API Terms Into Federal Law?:
The Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) announcement that it had filed a complaint against Jerk, LLC and its websites like “jerk.com” (“Jerk”) looks at first glance like a run-of-the-mill FTC Section 5 enforcement action involving allegedly deceptive practices online. But hidden in the facts of Jerk’s alleged misbehavior is a potentially significant expansion of the FTC’s use of its deception authority.
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