Archive for November 2018
Recent FTC Enforcement Action Should Serve as Warning to Other Software Companies Claiming Privacy Shield Compliance
If your company has either pursued Privacy Shield certification, or publicly claimed to be in pursuit of Privacy Shield certification, recent enforcement action by the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) should put your company on notice that failure to maintain your certification may render you subject to FTC enforcement activity if you continue to make representations…Read More
Are “Unethical” App Subscription Practices Ruining the App Store?
Tech Crunch and Forbes recently reported on a problem plaguing the App Store: unethical subscription practices. According to Tech Crunch, commonly utilized unethical practices include as follows: that the apps are too aggressive in obtaining subscriptions; that the apps offer little functionality without upgrading; the apps provide no transparency around how free trials work; and the…Read More