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Yelp Seeks Dismissal of Consumer Privacy Lawsuit

August 30, 2016 Last Tuesday, the federal district court for the Northern District of California held oral arguments on a motion for summary judgment filed by Yelp in a consumer privacy lawsuit involving other prominent technology companies, including Twitter, Apple and Instagram.  The lawsuit focuses on various application developers’ use of a “find friends” feature, …

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FTC Settles With Yelp and TinyCo for Alleged COPPA Violations

Yelp Inc. (“Yelp”) and TinyCo, Inc. (“TinyCo”) recently settled charges filed against them for alleged violations of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule (COPPA) and the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) Act.  The FTC alleged that both companies failed to obtain verifiable parental consent before collecting, using or disclosing personal information about children under the age …

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