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Court attempts to smooth out ROSCA violations
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

As we've mentioned before, and as this year is unfolding, it looks like the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") is even more desperate to enforce the


NAD doesn’t trim back humor with a razor important new ruling on puffery
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2015

We just read one of our favorite NAD decisions ever. And it just so happened to involve one of our favorite recent ad campaigns. We have blogged


Trustworthy Accountability Group (“TAG”) launches Brand Integrity Program Against Piracy
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2015

The Trustworthy Accountability Group ("TAG") has launched its Brand Integrity Program Against Piracy. This voluntary program is intended to enhance


Federal Communications Commission holds broadband privacy workshop
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2015

On April 28, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") hosted a public workshop on broadband consumer privacy to explore the FCC's role in


Montana becomes 20th state to limit employer access to social media accounts
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2015

On April 23 Montana joined a growing group of states, now numbering 20 that have enacted laws restricting an employer's ability to require employees


Department of Justice releases cyber guidance
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2015

Last month, the Department of Justice ("DOJ") issued guidance on how organizations should prepare for and respond to information security incidents


FTC issues new guidance on endorsements and related online disclosures
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2015

When preparing to run advertising that includes endorsements, our clients frequently ask whether any “magic words” are necessary and how disclosures


What to do when your nonprofit becomes the target of a phishing scam
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2015

"Phishing" is a term used generally to describe various electronic attempts by a fraudulent actor to masquerade as a legitimate entity in order to


Section 5 unfairness: cheated on me and broke my heart
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2015

When a partner of mine asked me if I had heard about the FTC’s “revenge porn” case, I thought she was pulling my leg. But she wasn’t. It turns out


D.C. Circuit's Anti-SLAPP decision affects federal lawsuits involving statements made by bloggers about products sold by marketers
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2015

Marketers often file defamation, trade libel, false advertising, and other claims against bloggers and others who make alleged false statements about