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Robert Vozdecky of SmartClick Media Slammed by Feds for Fake Doctors

The operators of a phony doctor certification program have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charges over misleading consumers. SmartClick Media also doing business as...

Important: FTC to Host Workshop Examining Effectiveness of Disclosures

On September 15, 2016, the Federal Trade Commission will host a public workshop to examine and evaluate disclosures that marketers make to consumers about...

Feds Go Hard After Scammers Colby Fox and Christopher Reinhold

According to Jessica Rich, the Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, marketers Colby Fox and Christopher Reinhold have been scamming customers for...

Five Federal Enforcement Actions that Changed Online Marketing

Five Federal Enforcement Actions that Changed the Online Industry In the last five years the marketing industry has been hit with a lot of...

UK Consumer Police Bust Company for Fake Reviews

The UK based SEO company, Total SEO & Marketing Ltd, has been charged with violations to consumer law for posting more than 800 fake...

Jeremy Johnson – Not Guilty

Jeremy Johnson is dreaming of the jury's verdict every night...wishing for a "Not Guilty" verdict.   But what's the probability of a criminal defendant...

Medical App to Pay FTC $150,000

The FTC has been trying to crack down on medical related apps over the past year, with quite a bit of success.  They have...

$75 Billion A Year Lost in Fraud. Smarten Up.

$75 Billion is lost per year in ad fraud/waste.  We define “lost” as: spent with no possibility of seeing any return.  The digital marketing...

Deceptive Bitcoin Company Fined $38.6 Million by FTC

The FTC has just reached a settlement with Butterfly Labs in a case dating back to 2014.  Butterfly labs is a Bitcoin mining firm...

FTC Settles with John Ayers and LeapLabs for $4.1 Million

John Ayers and LeapLab and Leads Company have reached an official settlement with the FTC regarding their legal trouble related to intentionally acquiring and...

FTC Warns of Security Risks on Internet of Things

Just as the world of mobile advertising and marketing is starting to really focus on the ‘Internet of Things’ and how they can best...

FTC Contacts More CPA Affiliate Networks about Possible Actions

Performance Marketing Insider has learned that the FTC has alerted at least half-a-dozen networks that they are in the target for possible enforcement actions....

Controversy Over Blogging For Pay

Bloggers face issues and controversy with revenue generation strategies like blogging for pay, sponsored posts, paid reviews, and selling links. How does this go over with the FTC, Google, and blog readership?

ClickBooth Accused by Former Employee

Beware the Ides of March. This saying, made famous by William Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar, was a warming to Caesar that he was about...

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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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