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Alert: Improper Toolbar Disclosures Considered Deceptive Practice by FTC

In 2012, Upromise, Inc. settled allegations that it violated the FTC Act by offering its users a “TurboSaver Toolbar” - a software download which...

FTC Releases 2016 Summary of Consumer Complaints

Imposter scam complaints surpassed identity theft for the first time as the second most common category of consumer complaints received by the Federal Trade...

FTC Publishes Guidelines on Cross-Device Tracking

Just about everyone these days accesses the internet on multiple devices. Whether it is a PC and smartphone, a phone and tablet, office PC...

Enforcement Policy Shift at FTC Likely to Benefit Online Marketers

Maureen Ohlhausen, a Republican on the Federal Trade Commission, has been appointed interim chair of the FTC by President Trump. Ohlhausen succeeds FTC Chair...

Jason A. Kotzker Accused Pay Day Scammer Banned for Life by FTC

The Federal Trade Commission has successfully taken down another accused Pay Day Scammer, Jason A. Kotzker, who is also an attorney.  He had been...

“Illegal Acts” FTC vs. ePath Media, William R. Baskin, Jeremy Buttke, Consumer Outreach

Calling the actions of a collection of lead generation companies "Illegal Acts," the FTC has taken action against Consumer Education Group aka ePath Media...

New York State Passes Legislation Increasing Telemarketing Transparency

According to reports, the number of Do-Not-Call complaints in New York State has been steadily increasing. New Yorkers filed more than 228,900 Do-Not-Call complaints...

[Native] Webcast: FTC Attorney Addresses Compliance Issues in Native Advertising

The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Laura M. Sullivan, Senior Attorney,...

Trump Signals He Will Weaken Federal Trade Commission

The transition of power from President Barack Obama to President-Elect Donald Trump is underway. Although President-Elect Trump did not lay out specific policy prescriptions...

HIPAA Rules Are Also Covered by FTC Act

HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, provides regulation for the use of a person’s health information. The HIPAA Privacy Rule, sets the definition...

FTC Pursues Fake Tech Support Scammers

The FTC has shut down a multinational tech support company that they allege are using pop-up ads with loud siren type audio sounds, to...

Why is LeadClick’s CoreLogic vs. FTC So Important to Affiliate Marketing?

LeadClick (now owned by CoreLogic) managed an affiliate marketing network, until it closed its doors in 2011 and moved it's entire business to CoreLogic....

Warner Brothers Reports Own Site As Illegal to Google

Warner Bros' high-pressure anti-piracy campaign went one step further last month, as the entertainment company named its own website in a list of sites...

Do You Have to Comply with the FTC’s Cyber Security Framework? #ftc #compliance #cybersecurity

The FTC released their National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) framework for security back in February of 2014, after a 2013 executive order...

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What Are Micromoments?

Performance marketing is the latest buzzword because it’s a must when it comes to optimising your brands’ digital marketing strategy. But with all...

FIGHTING AFFILIATE SCAMS WITH ANTI-FRAUD MECHANISMS AND STRATEGIES

PartnerMatrix CEO Levon Nikoghosyan explains how the company's affiliate marketing software platform can help affiliates and operators steer clear of fraud. The industry...

FTC Testifies Before Congressional Subcommittee on Legislation to Restore Enforcement Authority

The Federal Trade Commission recently testified before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce on legislation to modify the FTC’s...

Breaking: Google and Doubleclick Exposed as Major Financial Partners with Fake News Sites

The top-10 most credible ad firms accounted for 66.7% of ad traffic on fake news websites, and another 55.6%% ad traffic on low-quality websites.

Inside Instagrams Affiliate Plan

Good news: Instagram has upped its game once again from a creators point of view. In the rush to make the platform...
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