• 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.

  • 10.25.18

    ANA: FBI Wants Help With Fraud Investigation

    An investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) into fraudulent media-buying practices has been confirmed by the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) in a letter to members about the possibility of cooperating with the agency.

  • 10.25.18

    How Many? New Complaint Challenges Apple’s Episode Count

    Does Apple trick users into buying bundles of television shows at a higher price point by including promotions in the episode count?

  • 10.25.18

    Vizio Settles Smart TV Suit for $17M

    After previously reaching a $2.2 million deal with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the New Jersey attorney general (AG), Vizio has agreed to pay an additional $17 million to settle consolidated litigation based on the company’s privacy practices with regard to its smart television sets.

  • 10.25.18

    Website Needs Privacy, Sweepstakes Tweaks, CARU Recommends

    A coding website directed to kids should modify its privacy practices and include the odds of winning a sweepstakes in a disclosure in order to achieve compliance with both the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) and the Self-Regulatory Program for Children’s 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.



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