Regulatory Rumblings Archive

May 2016


Fight against Mandated Disclosures Takes a Hit

Posted: May 18, 2016 10:00am ET

Ninth Circuit Court Judge Edward Chen has issued a decision in the American Beverage sugar-sweetened beverage case to deny preliminary injunctive relief. The case revolves around a San Francisco ordinance requiring a major health warning on ads for certain sugar sweetened beverages that would take up 20% of the ad space.

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Congress Shows Concern over FCC’s Privacy Regulation Plan

Posted: May 12, 2016 2:00pm ET

The Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law took a proactive step in protecting businesses from overly restrictive government regulations by holding a hearing Wednesday to debate the merits of the Federal Communication Commission (FCC)’s newly proposed privacy rules.

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“Don’t Bother Us with the Facts.”

Posted: May 10, 2016 10:00am ET

“Don’t bother us with the facts.” That seems to be the message the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is sending by its recent summary denial of ANA’s and numerous other groups’ request for additional time to comment on the FCC’s sweeping Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on broadband privacy.

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