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The FTC’s New Republican Majority and Strategic Plan

President Trump has chosen Joseph J. Simons, a renowned antitrust lawyer that has represented tech giants like Microsoft, to lead the Federal Trade Commission....

FTC Settles with Operators of Tech Support Scams

The FTC has announced that the operators of two alleged tech support scams have agreed to settle agency charges that they deceived consumers into...

FTC Provides Guidance on COPPA and Voice Recordings

The Federal Trade Commission is providing additional guidance on how the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule applies to the collection of audio voice recordings...

BREAKING: FTC Loses Challenge to Popular Cognitive Enhancer Prevagen

Earlier this week, a New York federal judge dismissed a highly-publicized Federal Trade Commission and New York Attorney General action against Quincy Bioscience, targeting...

First FTC Complaint Against Individual Social Media Influencers

The Federal Trade Commission has announced that social media influencers that are widely followed in the online gaming community have settled charges that they...

ROSCA Compliance: 10 Things All Marketers Must Know

While many surmised that the new administration might bring with it less stringent regulatory scrutiny, the Federal Trade Commission is showing no signs of...

ALERT: Nevada Enacts New Website Privacy Policy Law

Nevada recently became the third state to enact legislation requiring website operators and online service providers to post a privacy policy. The California law...

FTC Announces Changes to Civil Investigative Demands that Benefit Marketers

On July 17, 2017, Federal Trade Commission Acting Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen announced several internal process reforms in the Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection...

Payment Processor Sentenced to Prison for Knowingly Facilitating Consumer Fraud

The United States Department of Justice has recently released the details surrounding the sentencing of an individual for his rule in processing unauthorized withdrawals...

Remaining Defendants Settle FTC Telephone Cramming Case

On June 23, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission announced that the remaining defendants behind a “massive landline cramming operation” agreed to settle Federal Trade...

Master Cybercriminal Extradited For “Scareware” Hacking Scheme

According to the Department of Justice’s Criminal Division, a Latvian man made his initial appearance earlier this month in Minneapolis following extradition from Poland...

Canadian Government Suspends CASL Private Right of Action

As previously blogged about, here, a private right of action for violations of Canada’s Anti-SPAM law was to go into effect as of July...

Ruling in Favor of Dietary Supplement Marketer Being Appealed

The United States District Court for the District of New Jersey recently granted summary judgment in favor or Bayer HealthCare LLC in a consumer...

Google Announces Ad “Filtering” Plans for Chrome

Last week Google confirmed intentions to add a Chrome feature designed by default to block certain types of advertisements. In doing so, Google has...

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The FTC, CBD and the Law During Covid19

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of cannabis companies that advertised CBD products as effective in preventing or treating COVID-19 without obtaining...

FTC Settles Another Health Claim Action

“Treats Chronic Pain… Clinically Proven… Smart Device… Approved by the FDA…” These are all claims the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) says defendants...

OfferGlobe and Steve Mandes Illegal Spammers and Scammers Review.

OfferGlobe is an offshore advertising company with multiple registered addressees both in the UK and seemingly in the tax haven of Seychelles. They...

What Marketers Must Know About CBD Ads

An increasing number of celebrities and social media personalities are endorsing the use of cannabidiol (CBD) products through social media. Many of...

Affiliate Scammers Michael Giannulis and Michael Williams Named by Feds for $300 Million in Fraud

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) cracked down a group of affiliate marketers who ensnared consumers into a fraud business coaching program called...
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