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How to Prevent eCommerce Fraud and Protect Your Online Store

Half of eCommerce businesses fall victim to eCommerce fraud, costing up to hundreds of thousands of dollars. Here’s how to protect your business. You think your e-commerce business is going well. You watch the sales roll in, your shipping process is running well, and you’re excited to check your bankHalf of eCommerce businesses fall victim to eCommerce fraud, costing up to hundreds of thousands of dollars. Here’s how to protect your business. You think your e-commerce business is going well. You watch the sales roll in, your shipping process is running well, and you’re excited to check your bank

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E-Commerce Deceptive Pricing: What All Online Sellers Need to Know

In the United States, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is charged with protecting consumers in the marketplace. Section 5 of the FTC Act, 15 U.S.C. § 45(a)(1) prohibits companies from utilizing “unfair or deceptive acts or practices in or affecting commerce”. This standard has been applied to protect consumers fromIn the United States, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is charged with protecting consumers in the marketplace. Section 5 of the FTC Act, 15 U.S.C. § 45(a)(1) prohibits companies from utilizing “unfair or deceptive acts or practices in or affecting commerce”. This standard has been applied to protect consumers from

Data Localization and Export: 2 Steps to Take Now

Some of the more perplexing issues in our data-driven world are the questions of data localization and export – that is, where data should be stored and how it can be moved. Up until recently, data and computer-housed information has flowed cross-border without much hindrance. In general, companies store dataSome of the more perplexing issues in our data-driven world are the questions of data localization and export – that is, where data should be stored and how it can be moved. Up until recently, data and computer-housed information has flowed cross-border without much hindrance. In general, companies store data

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Internet Law: Is Facebook Violating The TCPA Via Text Message?

There a few cases percolating through the federal courts accusing Facebook of illegal robocalling via their automated text messaging. One example is Brickman v. Facebook, Inc., No. 16 Civ. 00751 (N.D. Cal. Jan. 27, 2017) which argues Facebook is violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Mr. Brickman claims Facebook sentThere a few cases percolating through the federal courts accusing Facebook of illegal robocalling via their automated text messaging. One example is Brickman v. Facebook, Inc., No. 16 Civ. 00751 (N.D. Cal. Jan. 27, 2017) which argues Facebook is violating the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Mr. Brickman claims Facebook sent

Website Accessibility: Is Your Website ADA Compliant?

Legal activists for the disabled are filing an increasing number of successful website accessibility challenges. Among the companies sued: Hobby Lobby, eBay, Blick Art Materials, Five Guys, Target, Winn-Dixie, etc. Very soon, it may be the law that commercial websites must be compliant with the Americans With Disabilities Act (“ADA”).Legal activists for the disabled are filing an increasing number of successful website accessibility challenges. Among the companies sued: Hobby Lobby, eBay, Blick Art Materials, Five Guys, Target, Winn-Dixie, etc. Very soon, it may be the law that commercial websites must be compliant with the Americans With Disabilities Act (“ADA”).

Why Businesses Need an Internet Attorney

There are very few businesses in existence today that can function without the Internet or an Internet attorney. The new technologies involving digital communications and the way they are utilized by business are constantly changing. With this emerging technology comes the need for laws to regulate the activities of companiesThere are very few businesses in existence today that can function without the Internet or an Internet attorney. The new technologies involving digital communications and the way they are utilized by business are constantly changing. With this emerging technology comes the need for laws to regulate the activities of companies