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California’s Do Not Track Disclosure Bill

As of January 1, 2014, California law requires operators of websites and online services to publicly disclose how they respond to “do not track” (dnt) signals, though the exact requirements vary depending on whether an entity is a first party (e.g., web publisher) or third party (e.g., ad network). The new law will not require … Continue Reading

Cause Marketers Rejoice (at least in Maine)

Today cause marketers will have reason to celebrate in Maine, as Maine’s repeal of its commercial co-venture laws will be effective.  Earlier this summer, the Maine legislature passed the “Act to Streamline the Charitable Solicitations Act” (yes, the “Act Act,” although we will refer to it as the “Act”).  Along with streamlining requirements for charities … Continue Reading

We’re on HuffPost!

It seems these days that almost everyone is picking on Congress, so we thought we’d have a bit of fun at their expense as well. Check out this post on HuffPost, if you’re interested, that explores what might happen if the FTC were unleashed on some of the representations that Congress makes.… Continue Reading