• 11.01.18

    Not Easy Being Green Chef in ERSP Challenge

    Resolving an anonymous competitor challenge, the Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) recommended that Green Chef, Inc., modify or discontinue certain claims for its meal delivery service.

  • 11.01.18

    Dispute Over Children’s Data Dodges Arbitration

    A federal judge in California denied the motion of Viacom, Inc., to compel arbitration in a putative class action challenging the company’s use of children’s data for targeted advertising.

  • 10.18.18

    California Enacts Laws on Bots, Slack Fill

    As the legislative season in California drew to a close, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law bills that will impact advertisers with regard to bots and slack fill.

  • 10.18.18

    New Law Sets Up Federal-State Showdown Over Net Neutrality

    Will California’s net neutrality law survive the federal challenge filed by the Department of Justice?

  • 10.18.18

    Industry Proposes New ‘Data Transparency Label’

    In an effort to improve transparency, the advertising industry released a new label, modeled after the Food and Drug Administration’s nutrition label, that will provide consumers with information about its data use.

  • 10.18.18

    Ninth Circuit Finds Bus Ads Protected by First Amendment

    The First Amendment protects an organization that wants to run ads with images of alleged terrorists on public buses, the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit has ruled, reversing a Washington federal court judge.

  • 10.11.18

    Disallowed Claims Get New Life With NAD Procedural Change

    The National Advertising Division (NAD) announced procedural changes at the self-regulatory body’s annual conference.

  • 10.11.18

    IAB Calls for Uniform National Privacy Standard

    Facing the requirements of the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA), the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) is pushing federal lawmakers to adopt a uniform national standard before a patchwork of state privacy laws develops.

  • 10.11.18

    From New York to Florida, Use Reviews With Caution

    An enforcement action by the New York Attorney General’s Office and a lawsuit from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) provide an important reminder about making adequate disclosures when using online reviews.

  • 10.11.18

    Accountability Program Targets Collection of Geolocation Data

    In its latest decision, the Online Interest-Based Advertising Accountability Program highlighted the need to provide consumers with “enhanced notice” when data is collected for interest-based advertising (IBA) on either a desktop computer or smartphone.