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GDPR Compliance and Best Practices

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) sets a high standard for consent. Consent means offering people genuine choice and control over how...

Leadership Changes at the FTC and the New Consumer Protection Agenda

The Federal Trade Commission works with the U.S. Justice Department to enforce antitrust law and investigates companies accused of deceptive advertising. Four new commissioners have...

FTC Sends COPPA Warning Letters to Foreign Companies

The Federal Trade Commission has announced that it has sent letters to two foreign companies that market electronic devices and apps that appear to collect...

Uber Agrees to Expanded Privacy and Security Settlement with FTC

The FTC has announced that Uber Technologies, Inc. has agreed to expand the proposed settlement it reached with the agency last year over charges that...

FTC Report Examining Issues of Consumer Recognition of Native Advertising

On December 15, 2017, the FTC released a staff report that summarizes agency-commissioned research from 2014-2015.  The research explores consumer recognition of paid search advertising...

FTC Approves Final Consent Order Against Social Media Influencers

The Federal Trade Commission has approved a final consent order settling its first-ever case against individual social media influencers, the owners of the CSGO...

SEC Issues Warning on Social Media Influencer Disclosures

Earlier this month, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission issued a statement on the potentially unlawful promotion of initial coin offerings and other investment by...

The FTC’s New Republican Majority and Strategic Plan

President Trump has chosen Joseph J. Simons, a renowned antitrust lawyer that has represented tech giants like Microsoft, to lead the Federal Trade Commission....

FTC Settles with Operators of Tech Support Scams

The FTC has announced that the operators of two alleged tech support scams have agreed to settle agency charges that they deceived consumers into...

FTC Provides Guidance on COPPA and Voice Recordings

The Federal Trade Commission is providing additional guidance on how the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule applies to the collection of audio voice recordings...

BREAKING: FTC Loses Challenge to Popular Cognitive Enhancer Prevagen

Earlier this week, a New York federal judge dismissed a highly-publicized Federal Trade Commission and New York Attorney General action against Quincy Bioscience, targeting...

Payment Processor Sentenced to Prison for Knowingly Facilitating Consumer Fraud

The United States Department of Justice has recently released the details surrounding the sentencing of an individual for his rule in processing unauthorized withdrawals...

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Feds Go After Golden Sunrise Nutraceuticals for Fake Covid19 Cure

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sued Golden Sunrise Nutraceutical for allegedly deceptively advertising its $23,000 COVID-19 treatment plan as “FDA accepted.” Golden Sunrise...

Why Evergreen Messages Fail During Covid19

If advisors want to reach clients, they should make it timely and personnal, according to Snappy Kraken CEO Robert Sofia. During the market...

FTC Starts Scammer Search Engine

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has created a search tool for researching information about identity theft and other fraud issues specific to...

Lead Generation Platform Developer TCPA Liability Considerations

As previously blogged about here, software developers that are engaged to design lead generation management platforms for third-party use in conjunction with...

Every CPG Brand will be a Direct Response Brand Going Forward

Sometimes it takes a crisis to challenge conventional wisdom. Not long ago, an imaginary line separated brand marketing, with its focus on...
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