Regulatory Rumblings

Advertising Industry Addresses Childhood Obesity Challenge

Posted: Jun 24, 2013 10:30am ET

Last week, the World Health Organization’s Europe office called for tighter controls on the marketing of food to children in order to fight childhood obesity. At the same time, the American Medical Association officially recognized obesity as a disease while a few U.S. Senators are pressuring Viacom to follow Disney’s lead to no longer accept advertisements for unhealthy foods.

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FTC Commissioner Ohlhausen Applauds Industry’s Successful Self-Regulation Privacy Program

Posted: Jun 11, 2013 10:45am ET

Last week, technology and policy leaders from across the country gathered in Washington for a Summit to discuss the role of effective self-regulation in ensuring the future of advertising-supported Internet content.

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ICANN Fails to Address Key Concerns About New Top Level Domain Names

Posted: May 16, 2013 1:35pm ET

ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) in late April announced that it would push back the date of the rollout of as many as 1,400 new Top Level Domain (gTLD) web site suffixes.

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ANA Files Comments on ICANN Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) Communiqué

Posted: May 14, 2013 4:00pm ET

Today, ANA filed detailed comments on the Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) Communiqué, supporting most of its proposals.

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ANA Files Comments on ICANN’s Proposed New Registrar Accreditation Agreements

Posted: May 13, 2013 4:50pm ET

ANA has filed comments with ICANN in regard to its proposed new Registrar Accreditation Agreements (RAA).

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The Tax Fight Is Not Over

Posted: Apr 12, 2013 10:55am ET

In recent weeks, advertisers have seen some important positive developments in regard to state ad tax proposals.

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Train Wreck Ahead: National Advertisers, PayPal, and Verisign Point to Major Internet Dangers

Posted: Apr 2, 2013 1:40pm ET

The start of the new month marks the final countdown to the impending deployment of potentially more than 1,400 new web site suffixes, which according to Verisign, PayPal, and other major companies poses significant threats to brands and consumer protections.

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Privacy Remains Under Focus

Posted: Mar 4, 2013 3:35pm ET

Two months into 2013, it appears that online privacy will remain a topic of discussion for regulators and legislators at both the federal and state levels.

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ANA Writes to ICANN on RPMs

Posted: Feb 28, 2013 3:10pm ET

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Minnesota Ad Tax Threat Grows

Posted: Feb 25, 2013 3:30pm ET

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