• 10.19.17

    FTC Sticks With Keeping Security Current, Physical Media Safe

    In the latest blog posts in the Federal Trade Commission’s “Stick with Security” series, the FTC focused on the procedures companies should put in place that will keep their security current, will address vulnerabilities that may arise and will keep paper, physical media and ...

  • 10.19.17

    Colts Fail to Score Motion to Dismiss Eavesdropping Suit

    Moving the chains forward for the plaintiff, an Indiana federal court judge said allegations that the Indianapolis Colts’ mobile app eavesdropped on users were sufficient to survive a motion to dismiss.

  • 10.19.17

    Eleventh Circuit Has No Appetite for Non-GMO Claims

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed summary judgment in favor of Chipotle Mexican Grill in a false advertising action, holding that the plaintiff failed to demonstrate an actual injury based on the national chain’s claim that “all of our food is non-GMO.”

  • 10.19.17

    Frito-Lay Drops ‘All Natural’ Labels to Settle Class Action

    To settle a class action challenging advertising for chips and dip products touted as “made with all natural ingredients,” Frito-Lay North America, Inc., has agreed to change its labeling.

  • 10.12.17

    California AG Thirsty for Action Against Gatorade

    The Gatorade Company violated state law by urging players of its advergame to ditch water for the sports drink, California’s attorney general alleged in an action against the company.

  • 10.12.17

    Preemption, Puffery Defenses Can’t Overcome Ginger Ale Suit

    A California federal court judge rejected both puffery and preemption arguments when it denied Dr. Pepper Snapple Group’s motion to dismiss a putative class action challenging the labeling for its Canada Dry Ginger Ale.

  • 10.12.17

    Twitter Considers Double-Length Tweets

    What does Twitter’s doubling of the 140-character limit mean for advertisers?

  • 10.12.17

    NAD Hangs up on Wireless Carrier’s Crowdsourced Data Claims

    Declining to rely on crowdsourced data, the National Advertising Division recommended that T-Mobile USA discontinue advertising claims about the speed of its network.

  • 10.05.17

    Affiliate Marketing 101

    “What’s affiliate marketing? Should I care?”

  • 10.05.17

    Ohlhausen Examines 'Informational Injury'

    Making good on her promise to focus on concrete consumer injury, Acting Chair of the Federal Trade Commission Maureen K. Ohlhausen announced a December workshop on “informational injury.”