Regulatory Rumblings

CBO Delivers Holiday Gift to Marketing Community (NOT!)

Posted: Dec 19, 2018 9:00am ET

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has just delivered a lump of coal to the marketing community in the form of its latest version of “Options for Reducing the Deficit: 2019 to 2028.”

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The FTC Should Support a New Privacy Paradigm

Posted: Dec 18, 2018 10:15am ET

ANA has urged the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to advocate for the passage of federal privacy legislation, preemptive of state laws, that creates a single national standard for the reasonable collection and use of consumer data, to be enforced by the Commission.

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An Explosion of Activity in the States

Posted: Dec 6, 2018 2:00pm ET

The 2018 elections brought major changes in state houses and legislatures across the country.

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ANA Opposes Onerous Data Breach Bill in Massachusetts

Posted: Dec 4, 2018 12:00pm ET

On Tuesday December 3rd ANA filed a letter outlining its strong opposition to HB 4873, a significant data breach bill that is moving quickly through the Massachusetts Legislature.

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Change is Coming to Washington, DC

Posted: Nov 29, 2018 10:30am ET

Congress has returned for a “lame duck” session. We will keep a close eye on the Hill as they work to resolve several critical issues, including seven spending bills to keep the entire government open past a December 7 deadline and possible funding of the president’s border wall.

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The Price is Wrong

Posted: Nov 27, 2018 12:00pm ET

In a period of contentious, partisan, and now divided government the search for potential areas of political and legislative consensus has become significantly more difficult.

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What the Election Means for Marketers

Posted: Nov 7, 2018 4:30pm ET

The midterm Congressional elections generated enough political heat and hot air to threaten to accelerate global warming.

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NTIA Should Consider New Privacy Paradigm

Posted: Nov 6, 2018 3:30pm ET

ANA has urged the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) to consider a new privacy paradigm to be enforced by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) as a single national standard for the reasonable collection and use of consumer data.

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ANA Files Comment Opposing Changes to Marketing Mail Content Proposed by U.S. Postal Service

Posted: Oct 22, 2018 12:00pm ET

On Monday the Association of National Advertisers distributed a press release regarding it’s filing of comments in opposition to proposed changes to marketing mail content proposed by the U.S. Postal Service.

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Prescription Drug Ad Proposal Threatens to Violate the First Amendment

Posted: Oct 19, 2018 11:50am ET

We are now once again facing a major mandatory advertising disclosure proposal, this time from the federal government.

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