LabMD is not the only company that has tried to buck the FTC’s assertion of authority over data security breaches.
The Federal Trade Commission’s Division of Advertising Practices has recently finalized its investigation into a Cole Haan’s “Wandering Shoe” contest wherein contestants could enter the contest by creating Pinterest boards titled “Wandering Sole” and including five shoe images from Cole Haan’s Wander Sole Pinterest Board as well as five images of contestants’ “favorite places to wander.”
Fair Notice or No Notice? Wyndham Worldwide Case and the Expanding Power of the FTC to Police Data Security – Part II
10 months after President Obama nominated her, Terrell McSweeny has been confirmed as the fifth FTC commissioner.
On Wednesday, the Senate, in a 95-1 vote (with Senator David Vitter (R-LA) abstaining), confirmed Terrell McSweeny as FTC Commissioner.
The Federal Trade Commissions will soon be back to having a full complement of five commissioners. Today, the U.S. Senate, by a vote of 95 to 1, confirmed Terrell McSweeny to fill a vacancy at the agency created by the departure of Jon D. Leibowitz more than a year ago. Her term runs through September 26, 2017.
CFPB General Counsel Meredith Fuchs and CFPB Assistant General Counsel for Law and Policy Anne Zorc spoke last week at the Georgetown Consumer Law Society and Citizen Works’ symposium entitled “Making the Fine Print Fair.”
Part I: The Elephant Emerges from the Mousehole: The Wyndham Worldwide Case and the Expanding Power of the FTC to Police Data Security
#SMH-butnotacontestorsweepstakes – Check Your Online Promotion Hashtag or Face Scrutiny from the FTC
As we have reported before, the Federal Trade Commission requires the disclosure of any “material connection” offered in exchange for an online endorsement or post in their Online Endorsement Guidelines.
NJ Ruling Underscores FTC’s Authority On Data Breaches – Still No Guidelines On How Far It Really Goes
The Federal Trade Commission received a boost to its authority to prosecute data security breaches when a New Jersey judged allowed its case against a hacked hotel chain to move forward.