A Massachusetts superior court has recently ruled that an insurance company choosing to appeal a jury’s decision to a higher court rather than extend a formal settlement offer after a verdict has been entered against them is NOT a commission of unfair settlement practices.
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Today the FTC announced a $800,000 settlement with Patha social media network to settle allegations that it violated its own privacy policy and also illegally collected information on children under 13 in violation ofCOPPA(Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act).
According to the complaint Path represented that personal information from the user’s mobile

As the best informed Massachusetts technology lawyers already know, the FTC (Federal Trade Commission) and Google have announced a $22.5 million dollar settlement (the largest civil penalty ever) to address claims of unfair and deceptive trade practices in violating its privacy statement for Google Buzz – a social networking application for Gmail users.  Click Here for