Regulatory Rumblings Archive

December 2015

EU Takes Aim at Privacy Rules

Posted: Dec 18, 2015 11:20am ET

The explosive growth of the “digital age” has been fueled and funded by advertising’s major support, which continues to serve as the economic foundation of the internet and mobile media.


Major News in the Fight against Online Piracy

Posted: Dec 9, 2015 9:00am ET

Yesterday, the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) announced that many of the world’s largest brand advertisers and agencies have pledged to require their ad partners to take commercially reasonable steps to help fight the $2.4 billion lost to pirate sites each year.


Major First Amendment Victory, Serious Constitutional Challenges Remain

Posted: Dec 3, 2015 9:30am ET

Tuesday night, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to repeal an ordinance prohibiting the advertisement of soda on public property. The ordinance, which we discussed in a blog post in July, threatened First Amendment rights by ignoring free speech precedents set by the U.S. Supreme Court.