The Internet of Things Gone Wild: FTC Alleges Deception in Marketer’s Claims of Device Security

The FTC has filed a complaint in the Northern District of California alleging that D-Link Corporation, a Taiwan-based manufacturer, failed to take adequate steps to protect its routers and Internet cameras from readily preventable security flaws, and yet touted the security of its routers in the company’s promotional materials...

Privacy Unfairness and the First Amendment: Happy Birthday Central Hudson

March 17 of this year marks the 37th anniversary of oral arguments in Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation v. Public Service Commission of New York 447 US 557 (1980), a case that should serve as a reminder that commercial speech is, in fact, entitled to First Amendment protection – something that is all too often overlooked in the legal analysis of advertising campaigns and...

2019-12-10T03:42:56+00:00Privacy, Unfair Advertising|