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FTC To Review The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act
The FTC is taking a fresh look at the COPPA to evaluate the amendments that went into effect in 2013 and to consider whether additional modifications are warranted in light of rapidly changing technology, such as...
United States
12 Aug 2019
Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert >> New Law Creates Data Breach Safe Harbor For Companies With Written Security Programs
A new Ohio law – the Ohio Data Protection Act (the "Act") – has created a legal safe harbor to limit a company's litigation
United States
20 Nov 2018
Advertising, Marketing & Promotions Alert >> NAD's BuzzFeed Decision May Be A Roadmap For Affiliate Marketing
The National Advertising Division (NAD) declined to review the statements made by BuzzFeed, Inc. (BuzzFeed) ...
United States
7 Oct 2018
How PR Firms Must Navigate Website Compliance Under The Americans With Disabilities Act
Public relations firms increasingly develop content and websites for their clients' programs, products, and services.
United States
8 Nov 2017
Internet Vendors Now Face New Tax Obligations In Massachusetts
States, backed by brick-and-mortar stores, have been in a long-running battle with Internet vendors to collect sales taxes for online sales by out-of-state Internet retailers to their residents.
United States
13 Oct 2017
ADA Requires Online Businesses To Make Their Websites Usable By The Disabled
A hard-hitting ruling last month by a Brooklyn federal judge may expose not just the online retailers offering goods and/or services, but also the agencies retained by them to build and design...
United States
4 Oct 2017
Judge Gives The Green Light To Third-Party Cookies
Do you switch to "incognito mode" when you browse for things you want to keep private? Do you regularly delete the cookies on your computer and clear your browsing history?
United States
23 Aug 2017
Trump Affirms Congress's Repeal Of The FCC's Broadband Privacy Rules
Congress has voted to overturn the customer privacy rules adopted last year by the FCC for wireless and home broadband internet service providers (ISPs) and other telecommunications carriers, thereby opening the door to more expansive and aggressive uses of customer data.
United States
11 Apr 2017
New Copyright Office Regulations Require Websites To Re-Register For DMCA Safe Harbor Protection
The Copyright Office recently implemented new regulations governing how websites and other online service providers must register a designated agent for receiving copyright infringement notices...
United States
22 Dec 2016
FTC Report On 'Sharing' Economy Highlights Business Issues And Potential Regulatory Concerns For Platforms, Buyers And Sellers
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued a four-part, 100-page report examining peer-to-peer platforms such as Uber, Lyft and Airbnb, which many refer to as the "sharing" economy.
United States
30 Nov 2016
'I Agreed To What?' – Federal Court Decision May Increase Scrutiny Of Online Terms And Conditions
Can a consumer be bound by an arbitration agreement contained in online terms and conditions by merely signing in to an Internet-connected service?
United States
15 Sep 2016
Can Advertisers Still Be Content Creators?
Even in a world of big data, advertising is, and always has been, focused on creative story telling.
United States
19 Aug 2016
U.S. Supreme Court Leaves Marketplace Lenders Exposed To Further Claims Related To Loans They Issue And Securitize
Whether borrowers and investors outside of these jurisdictions would find the same success as the plaintiff in Madden remains to be seen.
United States
7 Jul 2016
4 Ways To Combat Online Cyber-Defamation
With the ever-expanding role of social media and the Internet, negative online reviews can spread virtually unchecked.
United States
6 Jun 2016
Why FTC's Action Against Lord & Taylor Was More Than Slap On Wrist
In an evolving digital world, advertisers are constantly looking for new ways to engage consumer interest, and to maintain that interest.
United States
6 Jun 2016
Advertising, Marketing & Promotions Alert >> Self-Regulatory Principles Applied For First Time To Mobile Apps And Discussed At DAA And ASRC Events
The advertising industry's self-regulatory enforcement group issued its first actions applying its mobile principles.
United States
26 May 2016
Advertising, Marketing & Promotions: 2015 Lessons Learned, 2016 Practical Tips - Social Media >> Regulators Scrutinize Social Media Campaigns
2015 saw greater regulatory scrutiny of social media marketing campaigns. Specifically, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) advised on social media promotions, online influencers, and online reviews.
United States
22 Apr 2016
Mobile >> Regulators Seek To Protect Users' Information In An Ever Increasing Mobile Universe
In the mobile world, regulators grappled with how best to protect the privacy and security of user information as new technologies continued to emerge, with the Federal Trade Commission...
United States
22 Apr 2016
2016 Mitigating Risk: Key Litigation Developments - Intellectual Property >> Strategies And Tactics To Battle Online Cyber-Defamation
With the ever-expanding role of social media and the Internet, negative reviews can spread virtually unchecked.
United States
12 Apr 2016
FTC Announces COPPA Actions Against App Developers
COPPA prohibits operators of web sites and online services from collecting personal information from children under 13 years of age without the express approval of their parents.
United States
14 Jan 2016
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