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Data Security at Issue in FTC’s Latest COPPA Action

Last week, the FTC settled an enforcement action against Unixiz, Inc., operator of the website i-DressUp.com, over several aspects of the site that failed to comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). I-DressUp has agreed to pay a … Continue reading

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Lustigman and Spina Publish Article in ABA’s What’s In Store Newsletter on FTC’s Enforcement Authority

Olshan’s Advertising, Marketing & Promotions Practice Group chair Andrew Lustigman and associate Morgan Spina authored an article for the ABA’s Spring 2019 What’s In Store newsletter titled “Are FTC Enforcement Powers Being Reigned In?” Read More › Tags: American Bar Association, FTC … Continue reading

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FTC’s Snack Service Settlement Reminds DTC Companies Not to Incentivize Reviews

Positive online reviews have become essential for any business marketing goods or services over the internet, especially for trendy services like food delivery and custom health product sales. But the FTC’s newly-announced settlement with startup healthy snack service UrthBox reminds … Continue reading

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Stop the Presses: Third Circuit Limits FTC’s Access to Federal Court for Past Conduct

The Federal Trade Commission suffered a significant blow yesterday. In a decision that many saw coming—bloggers here included—the Third Circuit curtailed authority the FTC has been using for decades to confront allegedly unlawful past conduct. The decision has a direct … Continue reading

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BlueHippo in the Red? Not on the FTC’s Watch

Several high profile bankruptcies have occurred in recent years. Most would consider a bankruptcy proceeding a last resort. But some, seeking to expunge a debt, have contemplated that bankruptcy may be a safe way to avoid the long-arm of the … Continue reading

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