Regulatory Rumblings Archive

June 2016


FCC Wins Major Court Case, Gains Even More Regulatory Power

Posted: Jun 27, 2016 3:15pm ET

Earlier this month, in a 2-1 decision the DC Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Net Neutrality Open Internet Order. This decision has major implications for the advertising industry, but faces further significant challenges in the courts.

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WARNING: AD SQUEEZE AHEAD

Posted: Jun 9, 2016 11:15am ET

Let the political games begin. Now that Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are their parties’ presumptive standard bearers, everyone expects one of the most grueling, bitter and expensive campaign periods in U.S. history.

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First Amendment Rights of Advertisers Threatened Yet Again

Posted: Jun 8, 2016 4:00pm ET

Yesterday, ANA sent a letter to Baltimore City Councilmembers in opposition to a new bill that would require health warnings on ads for certain sugar sweetened beverages. ANA believes this type of legislation violates the First Amendment by seizing space on advertisements to carry a compelled government message.

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FCC Set-Top Box Proposal Generates Growing Congressional Concern

Posted: Jun 1, 2016 12:00pm ET

Last week, ANA filed comments on the proposal by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to open up the marketplace for navigation devices (i.e., set-top boxes) to third parties.

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