Last week, the FTC announced approval of a new Safe Harbor Program under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), called iKeepSafe. The program was created by the Internet Keep Safe Coalition, a nonprofit...more
While the best players and teams in the world are competing on the pitch, major Internet and social media players are going all out for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, giving enthusiastic fans rich, real-time, second-screen...more
Three views on the future of content marketing, as parsed from smart tweets by Joe Pulizzi....more
The safe harbor provisions in § 512(c) of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) provide a mechanism that insulates online service providers from monetary damages for infringing materials posted or stored by their users....more
Following on from the guidance note we recently published on this topic, new consumer rights have now been introduced on an EU-wide basis which affect most businesses dealing with consumers. These rights have been introduced...more
A frequent question we get is what can we do about the online posting about me? Often times, the answer is not much. Lawyers can only help when the online conduct crosses the line into a cognizable cause of action. Figuring...more
Online marketplaces increasingly use consumer reports to match consumers with retailers that offer products and services that may be of interest to them....more
What Is COPPA?
•Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, enacted by Congress in 1998
•Congress directed the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the nation’s consumer protection agency, to issue and enforce regulations...more
On May 7, 2013, the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board (“Board”) will consider an advisory opinion request submitted on behalf of Democracy Ventures, Inc., d/b/a Democracy.com. The organization is seeking...more
Are you an entrepreneur struggling to decide how to form your business? You may be wondering whether you should...
1. start the business without assistance;
2. use an online platform to assist in filing;...more
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has delivered on its promise to issue guidelines this year regarding “medical apps” that are being developed and issued daily across the United States. A press release regarding the...more
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