When Plaintiffs Try to Fit Square Pegs in Round Holes – U.S. District Court Ends VPPA, State Law Class Action Against Viacom, Google

When Plaintiffs Try to Fit Square Pegs in Round Holes – U.S. District Court Ends VPPA, State Law Class Action Against Viacom, Google

On Tuesday, Jan.20, New Jersey Federal District Judge Stanley R. Chesler dismissed with prejudice the last remaining allegations in a multidistrict class action against Viacom and Google, formally ending plaintiffs’ suit accusing the Internet and multimedia companies of tracking children’s Internet usage and disclosing their video-viewing activities without consent and in violation of state and federal law.

The False Claims Act Saves the Government Costs and Does Not Encourage Frivolous Complaints

By | The Whistleblower Blog | January 29, 2015

The Chamber of Commerce has commenced a well-financed and aggressive lobbying campaign to undermine America’s most effective whistleblower law, the False Claims Act. To justify its anti-whistleblower campaign the Chamber published a report entitled, “Fixing the False Claims Act: the Case For Compliance-Focused Reforms.”

Who Needs the Lombardi When There is the Clio

By | DuetsBlog | January 29, 2015
Who Needs the Lombardi When There is the Clio

It’s the week before Super Bowl, the week when I can’t look at my Twitter feed.  Why?  Well because I follow Ad Age, Adweek, the Minneapolis Egotist, and enough of you creative folks that my feed has been inundated with previews of Super Bowl ads over the past few days.