Wiggin LLP | United Kingdom | 16 Dec 2022
🕑 2 minutes In addition to income from adverts in commercial breaks, broadcasters generate revenue from references in programmes. Ofcom's rules in this area protect audiences from excessive advertising and ensure that viewers can distinguish between advertising and programmes. To help Ofcom understand more fully how viewers think and feel about these commercial references, it recently......
Wiggin LLP | United Kingdom | 4 Mar 2022
The Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) has recently explained that the term "dark patterns" has been used to describe a range of behavioural and design techniques used to influence consumer choice online, in ways that exploit cognitive biases and can be detrimental to the consumer, either economically or in terms of the use of their personal data. This article discusses the terms......
Lexology PRO | Australia, Canada, European Union, etc. | 15 Jun 2021
A look at what regulators around the world are doing to address the impact of data on competition in digital markets and clamp down on big tech monopolies.
Lexology PRO | Belgium, European Union, France | 7 Jun 2021
Google has agreed to pay €220 million and change the way it organises digital advertising auctions to settle the French antitrust enforcer’s allegations that it unlawfully favours its own services in the sector.
Lexology PRO | Australia, Canada, European Union, etc. | 6 May 2021
Tips on managing corporate social media activity and handling the reputational, employment and discrimination risks that can arise.
Lexology PRO | European Union, France, Germany | 26 Apr 2021
A group of media and advertising associations has complained to Germany’s competition enforcer that Apple is breaching antitrust rules by giving iOS users the choice to opt-out of third-party personalised advertising.
Lexology PRO | European Union, France | 23 Apr 2021
Apple will launch a feature next week that will require mobile app operators using Apple’s operating system to get permission from users to track them.
Lexology PRO | United Kingdom | 20 Apr 2021
Following signals from the UK government that it plans to direct its regulator to shift focus away from enforcement, outgoing UK Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham has said she prefers the authority to work with companies than fine them.
Lexology PRO | Australia, Canada, European Union, etc. | 4 Mar 2021
As Australia’s landmark law shakes up how Google and Facebook share curated news, Lexology PRO looks at new regulations and updates relating to displaying news content on digital platforms in key jurisdictions around the globe.
PRO Compliance | Australia, European Union, United Kingdom | 28 Jan 2021
Australia's antitrust watchdog has published a preliminary report on the state of competition in the ad tech market, concluding that industry leader Google could be unlawfully self-preferencing its own services.