Privacy law

  1. Warner-Owned Artist Arena Fined $1 Million By FTC

    October 04, 2012 5:21 PM EDT A Warner Music Group-owned company has settled with the Federal Trade Commission for $1 million over charges that it violated the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act related to websites it operates for Justin Bieber, Rihanna, Demi Lovato ...

  2. Netflix Data on Customer Viewing Habits Sparks Class Action Lawsuit

    March 17, 2011 7:35 AM EDT Netflix is contending with a new class action lawsuit that alleges the streaming service violates customer privacy by retaining viewing and payment records even after a customer cancels his or her service. Peter Comstock, a Virginia resident, file ...

  3. The Romantics Sue Activision Over 'Guitar Hero'

    November 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST Members of rock band the Romantics have sued Activision Publishing over its "Guitar Hero Encore, Rocks the 80's" videogame, which uses the band's "What I Like About You" recorded by musicians that the band claims soun ...

  4. Kanye West Sues Over Masters

    August 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Claims violation of privacy, trademark rights. Kanye West filed a lawsuit yesterday (Aug. 29) to stop the release of masters he recorded as a teenager in 1995. The suit filed in the U.S. District Court in Chicago claims that Eric "E-Smoove&qu ...

  5. Case Summary: Using Name & Likeness Without Permission, Florida Law

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT When Warner Bros. Pictures produced "The Perfect Storm" about a fishing vessel that was lost in a rare, powerful weather system off the New England coast, it did not ask permission -- or compensate -- When Warner Bros. Pictures produced ...