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Free Trial Law And The FTC
On July 12, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") filed a complaint against AH Media Group, LLC, and its owners, Henry Block and Alan Schill (collectively, "Defendants")
United States
13 Sep 2019
Deceptive Marketing Practices, Lead Generators And The FTC
On August 27, 2019, an Illinois-based operator of several post-secondary and vocational schools entered into a stipulation and order with the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") arising out of allegations of deceptive marketing.
United States
2 Sep 2019
Reminder: Nevada Opt-Out Requirements Take Effect October 1
We have previously blogged about Nevada Senate Bill 220 and how it amended Nevada's data privacy law to provide consumers with the ability to opt-out of the sale of their personally
United States
26 Aug 2019
FDIC Brings Tcpa Action Against Bank
On March 1, 2019, the Peoples Bank and Trust Company ("Bank") agreed to a stipulation and order with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation ("FDIC") based in part on alleged violations
United States
24 Jul 2019
CCPA Compliance: Consumer Information Requests, Data Mapping And The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)
Similar to the EU's General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR"), the California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA") grants consumers the right to submit an information request to
United States
16 Jul 2019
CCPA Compliance: Service Provider Agreements And The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)
Although the CCPA is not due to go into effect until January 1, 2020, businesses should take the necessary steps to ensure full CCPA compliance well ahead of that date.
United States
9 Jul 2019
Nevada Privacy Law Amended To Include Opt-Out Rights
On May 29, 2019, Senate Bill 220 (the "Law") was signed into law by Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak. The Law amends Nevada's privacy law to grant consumers the right to prevent certain businesses
United States
20 Jun 2019
Privacy Policies And The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)
On June 28, 2018, California enacted the California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA"), a groundbreaking, consumer-friendly, privacy law unlike any predecessor in the United States.
United States
19 Jun 2019
FTC Settles Another Free Trial Law Investigation
Last week, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") announced that it had settled a free product trial lawsuit brought against Triangle Media Corp
United States
18 Jun 2019
North Dakota Is Latest State To Pass Automatic Renewal Law
North Dakota has passed House Bill 1195 (the "Law") to regulate automatic renewal agreements.
United States
10 Jun 2019
FTC Acts To Enforce Non-Disparagement Provision Ban
The FTC has settled its first CRFA violation investigations. Enacted in December of 2016, the CRFA prohibits businesses from offering provisions in form contracts that prevent customers from publicly expressing...
United States
16 May 2019
FTC Settles Online Review Law Charges
This week, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") announced that it had reached a settlement of charges that it had brought against a company and its owner for practices that the FTC alleged violated
United States
22 Apr 2019
FTC Investigation Leads To Its First Fake Reviews Settlement
A Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") investigation of Cure Encapsulations, Inc. and its owner, Naftula Jacobowitz (the "Defendants"), has ended in a settlement that awaits court approval.
United States
8 Mar 2019
Internet Marketers Involved In Free Trial Law FTC Settlement
Last week, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") announced that it will be mailing over $6 million dollars in checks to consumers who purchased certain health-related products and services.
United States
14 Feb 2019
Automatic Renewal Law Awaiting Mayor Approval In Washington D.C.
Washington D.C. is in the process of enacting the Structured Settlements and Automatic Renewal Protections Act of 2018 (the "Act").
United States
23 Jan 2019
"Nobetes" Tablet FTC Investigation Ends In Settlement
The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") is a bipartisan federal agency charged with protecting consumers and promoting competition
United States
13 Dec 2018
Federal Privacy Law Introduced
Earlier this month, a federal privacy law bill was introduced in the Senate by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), entitled the "Consumer Data Protection Act" ("CDPA").
United States
16 Nov 2018
Self-Regulatory Principles Applicable To Internet-Based Advertisers: Giving Consumers A Choice And, Sometimes, Obtaining Express Consent
The Digital Advertising Alliance ("DAA") is a non-profit organization formed and governed by several leading advertising and marketing trade associations. It has enacted and employs several privacy-related...
United States
19 Oct 2018
Comparing The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) And The EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
On June 28, 2018, California passed the most comprehensive and consumer-friendly privacy law in the United States: the California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA").
United States
17 Oct 2018
FTC Obtains Sweepstakes Sponsor Asset Freeze
In February of this year, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") and Missouri State officials brought charges against a network of Kansas City area businesses ("Defendants") ...
United States
12 Oct 2018
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