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New Nevada Privacy Law

Nevada’s new privacy law became effective on October 1, 2019. It provides Nevada residents with a limited right to opt out of the sale...

Feds Look at Making Negative Option Marketing Even Harder

Negative option marketing is a common form of marketing whereby the absence of affirmative consumer action constitutes consent to be charged for goods or...

Feds Going After CBD Marketing

The explosion of cannabidiol, or CBD, products – from trendy cosmetics to dietary supplements – is catching the attention of the Federal Trade Commission...

FTC Launches Investigation into E-Cigarette Marketing

The Federal Trade Commission has opened a new inquiry looking at the marketing practices of six major e-cigarette manufacturers, ordering them to turn over...

FTC Testifies Before Congressional Subcommittees About Consumer Protection Work

In recent testimony before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, the Federal Trade Commission described its work to protect consumers...

GroupM Claims $22.4 Billion in Ad Fraud

While advertisers and agencies can not by themselves eliminate dangerous and destructive content online, they do have a role to play as they also...

Seventh Circuit Drops Bomb on FTC

As previously blogged about here, the FTC’s enforcement authority has been under attack. The agency authority to obtain disgorgement under a theory of “ancillary...

TCPA Update: Court Rules Predictive Dialer Not an ATDS

Courts continue to grapple and split on what qualifies as an "automated telephone dialing system."  This creates uncertainty for telemarketers about potential liability exposure...

TCPA Claim Dismissed Based on Consent Grounds

A federal court in Ohio recently granted a motion to dismiss a TCPA case because the plaintiff did not properly alleged that he did...

FTC and FDA Warning Letters Instructive for Cannabis Advertisers

The Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently sent joint warning letters to four companies that manufacture and advertise flavored liquids used...

SCOTUS Limits Disclosure of Confidential Records Under FOIA

On June 24, 2019, in the matter of Food Marketing Institute v. Argus Leader Media, the U.S. Supreme Court held that confidential commercial and...

Are These the Most Fraudulent Mobile Networks?

According to court documents unsealed this week, Uber is suing five mobile ad-tech companies—along with roughly 100 unnamed third parties that they worked with—in...

FTC Announces New Crackdown on Illegal Robocalls

The Federal Trade Commission and its law enforcement partners have announced a crackdown on illegal robocalls, including 94 actions targeting operations around the country...

New York Attorney General Internet Marketing Investigations and Subpoenas

The New York Attorney General’s Office is perhaps the most aggressive state regulatory agency in the nation when it comes to regulating ad tech. ...

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Affiliate Scammer Peter Szatmari ordered to pay over $13.8M for role in binary options fraud

An affiliate marketer named Peter Szatmari must pay more than $13.8 million for fraudulently soliciting investors to open and fund binary options...

FTC: $145 Million in Coronavirus Fraud since January

More than 200,000 Americans have lost $145 million linked to the COVID-19 pandemic since the start of the year, the Federal Trade...

Why EU Ad Revenues Are Dropping Fast Because of Google

It’s almost here, CMP (consent management platform) D-day! The question is, are you ready? On October 15, Google and other demand sources are...

Netflix Gets Rid of Free Version Everywhere

Tony, over the years, Netflix has offered seven-day free trials and even occasionally a 30-day free trial. The company has said the...

Nutraclick Fined by FTC

Boston-based supplement marketer NutraClick LLC and its two officers have agreed to pay $1.04 million and be banned from negative option marketing...
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