David Klein

David Klein is one of the most recognized attorneys in the technology, Internet marketing, sweepstakes, and telecommunications fields. Skilled at counseling clients on a broad range of technology-related matters, David Klein has substantial experience in negotiating and drafting complex licensing, marketing and Internet agreements.

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States Revisit Their Continuity Billing Laws 

In the wake of increasing continuity billing practice complaints, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) is again taking a hard look at the space. The FTC has once again reviewed its 1973 Negative Option Rule, which was enacted, in part, to regulate automatic renewal plans, free to pay conversions, and continuity billing. Some of the recently […]

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FTC Health Data Privacy Crackdown Continues

On April 11, 2024, Monument, Inc. (“Monument”), settled claims brought by the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) alleging that it had committed certain health data privacy law violations. Monument provides online addiction treatment services, offering its clients access to online support groups, community forums, online therapy, and physician access. The Complaint, filed by the United States

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New Federal Privacy Bill Gains Momentum

Bipartisan Federal Privacy Bill Introduced Last week, a bipartisan coalition in Congress introduced the American Privacy Rights Act (“APRA”), a draft federal privacy bill. The APRA represents the latest effort to create a federal consumer data privacy law after its predecessor, the American Data Privacy and Protection Act (“ADPPA”), stalled out. The bill would, if

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FTSA Standing

Readers of our blog may recall a recent article in which we discussed two Florida class action lawsuits that significantly limited telemarketing companies’ exposure in cases alleging violations of the Florida Telephone Solicitation Act (“FTSA”). Our readers likely are familiar with the common defenses available to companies facing FTSA class action claims, such as prior

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Significant CIPA Eavesdropping Lawsuit Dismissed

On March 15, 2024, a United States District Court for the Southern District of California granted Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss in the matter of Rodriguez v. Ford Motor Company. In her eavesdropping lawsuit, Plaintiff alleged that Defendant violated the California Invasion of Privacy Act (“CIPA”) by enabling a third party to eavesdrop on her conversation

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