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Two Websites Settle FTC Allegations That They Failed To Secure Consumer Data
On April 30, 2019, the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") released a new corporate compliance guidance document for prosecutors ...
United States
5 Jun 2019
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Advertising, Marketing & Promotions Alert >> FTC Settlement Over Charges Of Misleading Consumer Reviews And Deceptive Negative Option Marketing Practices
A San Francisco-based company and its principal agreed to settle allegations brought by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that they falsely represented positive reviews on the Better Business Bureau
United States
28 May 2019
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Advertising, Marketing & Promotions Alert >> Mastercard Announces New Free Trial Rules For Merchants
Mastercard recently announced that it will be imposing new obligations on merchants that offer free trials to consumers
United States
12 Feb 2019
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FTC Announces First Coppa Action Involving Connected Toys
A Hong Kong-based electronic toy manufacturer and its U.S. subsidiary agreed to pay the FTC $650,000 to settle allegations that they violated the COPPA by collecting personal information from children...
United States
12 Jan 2018
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Advertising, Marketing & Promotions Alert >> Amazon, FTC Withdraw Appeal Of Decision Holding Amazon Liable For Billing Parents For Children's Unauthorized In-App Charges
Nearly three years after the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) first charged that Amazon had unlawfully billed parents for millions of dollars in children's unauthorized in-app charges...
United States
3 May 2017
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New Federal Law Protects Consumer Reviews Of Products And Services
A new federal law, the Consumer Review Fairness Act of 2016 (the CRFA), protects the ability of consumers to review a company's products, services, and conduct – including on social media.
United States
30 Mar 2017
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Litigation Alert >> Internet Retailers Beware: NJ Truth-In-Consumer Contract, Warranty And Notice Act Impacts Online Terms And Conditions
New Jersey is widely considered to be among the most consumer-protective states in the country. One of New Jersey's broader consumer protection laws is the Truth-in-Consumer Contract...
United States
26 Jul 2016
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