Regulatory Rumblings Archive

September 2018

  • Senate Commerce Committee Should Consider the Benefits of Data and Advertising

    Posted: Sep 25, 2018 12:47pm ET

    The Senate Commerce Committee will hold an important hearing tomorrow entitled “Examining Safeguards for Consumer Data Privacy.”

  • The Mandatory Ad Disclosure Muddle

    Posted: Sep 13, 2018 1:00pm ET

    A storm cloud on the horizon for our industry involves the question of when the government may compel marketers to add warnings or make other disclosures in their ads. The issue is significant because it will determine what types of ad disclosures the federal government and the nation’s 30,000- plus local governments may require from marketers.

  • Fixing the California Privacy Law Will Require a Serious, Long Term Effort

    Posted: Sep 4, 2018 2:55pm ET

    The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) was rushed through the legislature in just one week in June and was trumpeted by its sponsors as a huge win for consumers. In fact, we believe the sweeping new law will be bad for privacy, bad for consumers and bad for businesses.