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Ninth Circuit Affirms – Browserwrap “Terms of Use” Link Not Enough

Schools are back in session with September is upon us, and website owners should be aware of a Ninth Circuit Court of Appels opinion “schooling” them on how to handle web Terms of Use, particularly those for consumer e-commerce websites. Last year a California federal District Court held in Nguyen v. Barnes & Noble that merely providing a link […]

FTC Takes Mobile App Makers to Task – Warns About Empty Promises in Privacy Policies

A new staff report by the FTC, What’s the Deal” – A FTC Study on Mobile Shopping Apps, highlights the FTC”s continued concerns about user data and the mobile ecosphere – particularly how payment disputes are handled by developers of mobile apps in the wake of recent Apple and Amazon app issues.. Following in the wake of the […]

PayPal Provides a Reminder: Keep Tabs on Policy Changes

With PayPal’s recent changes to its User Agreement, Privacy Policy and PayPal Here Agreement, users should take note of several important service revisions – and the changes provide a good reminder to pay attention to those ubiquitous “our policies have changed” notices we all receive.   While PayPal’s updates restate current policy they also announce […]

Ninth Circuit Highlights the Importance of Well-Drafted Software Licenses and Terms of Use

While World of Warcraft (“Wow”) is a massive virtual role-playing game, where over 12 million players around the globe ply the hills, dales and alleys of the WoW virtual landscape, back in the real world Bizzard Entertainment, Inc., the makers of WoW, have been involved in numerous lawsuits over the years dealing with various aspects […]

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