Regulatory Rumblings Archive

April 2015

Data Breach Bill in Illinois Threatens to Set a Dangerous Precedent

Posted: Apr 23, 2015 12:00am ET

Yesterday, a very troubling data breach bill was passed out of the Illinois State Senate and advanced to the House chamber.


Update: New TLD “.sucks” Creates Further Uproar

Posted: Apr 20, 2015 10:55am ET

In our previous post last month on this hot issue, we urged ANA members to protest this new money-making scheme by ICANN which creates price gouging of brand owners and at the same time price subsidies for so-called protest sites. A new wrinkle in this debate has created additional furor, namely, ICANN would receive up to an additional $1 million for granting the registry agreement to the current ...


Tax Day and the Threat to Advertising

Posted: Apr 15, 2015 12:00am ET

In an apparent symbolic gesture, the Senate Finance Committee chose April 15 as the day for the business community and other groups to provide their comments in regard to tax reform.


Important Changes at the FCC Bring New Challenges for Advertisers

Posted: Apr 6, 2015 9:15am ET

At last week’s Advertising Law & Public Policy Conference, dozens of knowledgeable and informative speakers addressed a variety of important legal, legislative, and regulatory topics for advertisers.