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California Ballot Referendum on CCPA Will Have Significant Effects on AdTech

USA - November 18 2020 On Election Day, California voters approved a ballot measure, Proposition 24, known as the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 (CPRA). Referred to…

Will FTC Penalties Under Section 5(m)(1)(B) Rise Again?

USA - November 5 2020 As we wait to see how the Supreme Court will rule on the FTC’s redress authority and whether the FTC will potentially be controlled by Republicans or…

FTC Enforcement: What Is Equitable Relief?

USA - October 5 2020 All eyes remain on the Supreme Court and what, if any, changes the Court may make to the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC’s) authority to seek…

Beware of Dark Patterns

USA - September 18 2020 Yoda cautioned Luke Skywalker to beware of the Dark Side. In The Golden Compass, we were told to beware of dark materials. For those old enough to…

NAD Clarifies Material Connection Disclosure Requirements for TikTok Videos Gone Viral

USA - September 14 2020 If you learned a new dance routine, tie-dyed clothing, made whipped coffee or took part in a “challenge” while staying safely at home during the…

IAB Launches CCPA Benchmark Survey

USA - August 27 2020 The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), a leading advertising industry organization, has launched a CCPA Benchmark Survey to assess how companies…

No More Blurry Searches: 1-800 Contacts Settles Class Action Lawsuit Alleging Search Term Restraints

USA - May 21 2020 Last week, mega-online retailer 1-800 Contacts settled claims brought by a class action suit in the Central District of Utah alleging that the…

Maryland and Other States Weighing Taxes on Digital Ads

USA - May 7 2020 On March 18, the Maryland General Assembly passed the first state gross revenue tax directed at digital advertising, which is broadly defined to…

When Your ‘Looks’ Are Late: FTC Settles With Online Fashion Retailer Over Alleged Mail Order Rule Violations

USA - May 6 2020 Online retailers are well aware of how the promise of quick delivery can influence consumer purchasing decisions. Especially in times like these…

FTC Case Against Rent to Own Company Airs Differences Over Redress, Individual Liability and ROSCA

USA - April 25 2020 The Rent to Own industry has been a frequent target of Federal Trade Commission (FTC or Commission) action. While the industry notes that it provides…