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IAB Provides Framework For CCPA
The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) issued a highly anticipated proposal last week for an industry-wide framework to address challenges posed ...
United States
4 Oct 2019
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California Legislature Passes Five Bills Amending The CCPA
The California legislature passed five bills amending the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) that, if signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom, will provide some degree of relief to the marketing industry.
United States
19 Sep 2019
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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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Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert >> Happy New Year, Data Brokers! Now, Register With Vermont
With only days to go before Vermont's data broker regulation law takes effect, the Vermont Attorney General has finally issued guidance that explains how businesses can comply with the law
United States
2 Jan 2019
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The Pursuit Of "Truth" In Advertising: Data (Video)
As mentioned in my previous two posts (found here and here), I gave a presentation at the 40th Annual Association of National Advertisers/Brand Activation Association Marketing Law Conference...
United States
30 Nov 2018
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California Legislature Passes Yet More Privacy Bills – Internet Of Things & CCPA Amendment
The California legislature continues to legislate in the privacy realm. In recent weeks, it passed two bills that would impose privacy obligations on manufacturers of "connected devices" and one bill...
United States
28 Sep 2018
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Student Debt Burden: Whose Problem Is It, Anyway?
It's back to school time, and there's so much noise about a student loan crisis that there's a need to corral all the noisemakers and to gain an understanding of what's actually going on
United States
25 Sep 2018
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PACE Financing: 60-Second Market Review And Insights (2018)
Strong performance in the PACE ABS market has been marked by very low delinquency rates for R-PACE properties.
United States
24 Jul 2018
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Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert >> States Update Data Breach Notification Laws Amidst GDPR Commotion
While the buzz surrounding the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in the last month has dominated companies' attention, several states have made updates to their data breach notification laws...
United States
20 Jul 2018
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Digital Media, Technology & Privacy Alert >> California Has A New Privacy Law. It Could Have Been Much Worse
The California legislature has passed, and Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law, a bill known as the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 ...
United States
13 Jul 2018
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Litigation Alert >> "Dialing It Back?" Federal Courts Weigh In On "Autodialers" After Appeals Court Strikes Down FCC Interpretation Of TCPA
Following a March 2018 by the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit that rejected certain Federal Communications Commission (FCC) interpretations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ...
United States
26 Jun 2018
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New Jersey Supreme Court Rejects No-Harm TCCWNA Claims, Dealing Blow To Consumer Class Actions Under The Act
Last month, New Jersey's highest court ruled that only persons who have suffered actual harm from violations under the state's Truth in Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act (TCCWNA) ...
United States
18 May 2018
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Two Bills Introduced In U.S. Senate Seek To Enhance Consumer Privacy Protections
As enforcement from the European Union (EU) on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) looms on the horizon, and privacy violations abound, lawmakers in the United States ..
United States
16 May 2018
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Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Key Parts Of The FCC's TCPA Order
Under the TCPA, the penalty for a violation is $500 per call or text, which can be trebled for willfulness.
United States
16 May 2018
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No Harm, No Foul? Individualized Consent Issues Sink TCPA Class Action
Is a class action lawsuit appropriate when some class members have consented to the defendant's conduct, but have not given that consent in the manner the law requires?
United States
17 Jan 2018
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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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FTC Settles with Mobile App Developer Over Unauthorized Charges
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has settled with Pact, Inc. (Pact) over allegations that Pact's mobile app, which allows users to set fitness goals and creates financial penalties for not meeting them...
United States
25 Oct 2017
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