Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) is calling on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to take a closer look at influencers, in a new letter in which he expresses “deep concern” about potentially misleading and predatory advertising practices.
Consumer World declared victory after Google added a free means of entry for a sweepstakes to win a free Google Home Max smart speaker.
The North Face started an avalanche of controversy when it inserted the brand into Wikipedia entries about well-known mountain peaks to improve the company’s search engine results.
Time has run out on a deceptive pricing lawsuit against Fossil, with the parties reaching a $4.5 million settlement agreement.
It’s ba-ack: The Do Not Track bill has returned to Congress, this time sponsored by Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.).
Cat litter product claims got messy at the National Advertising Review Board (NARB), with the self-regulatory panel both agreeing and disagreeing with the recommendations of the National Advertising Division (NAD) on appeal.
A Washington resident has filed suit against children’s clothing retailer Carter’s over an email touting a sale price that she alleges was false and deceptive.
A new federal bill would ban loot boxes, the controversial in-game rewards that have recently made headlines.
The operator of a deceptive crowdfunding scheme who told consumers he was raising money to develop a high-tech backpack and other products and then failed to deliver any of the products—and used most of the funds for himself—was hit with a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) complaint in ...
Pursuant to a new code of conduct, the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) has banned members from the behavioral targeting of consumers under the age of 16.