Regulatory Rumblings

Breach Bumps Privacy Up on the Agenda

Posted: Dec 21, 2020 11:00am ET

Virtually everyone in the business community has anticipated that privacy and data security would be extremely important issues in 2021 at the Federal, state, and local levels, and in the regulatory arenas.


Money Can’t Buy You Love: The New Normal?

Posted: Dec 9, 2020 11:00am ET

In a blog earlier this year, I argued that 2020 political races during Covid-19 were going to be more dependent on advertising than ever.


Apple CNAME Changes Mark Latest Challenge Confronting Digital Advertising

Posted: Dec 3, 2020 9:20am ET

Over the past three years, a perfect storm of developments has forced our industry to operationalize several novel and evolving regulatory requirements, as well as adapt to brand new market realities that deviate sharply from the digital advertising status quo of the last decade.


An Uncivil War

Posted: Dec 1, 2020 10:00am ET

While the rubble and the dust generated by the last election have far from settled, there are some important implications that already can be discerned.


Ad Industry Submits Comments to California AG on CCPA

Posted: Oct 29, 2020 1:50pm ET

Yesterday, the advertising industry’s leading associations submitted comments to the California Office of the Attorney General regarding their third set of proposed modifications to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).


Can Digital Media Continue to Thrive?

Posted: Sep 24, 2020 10:00am ET

The internet and advertising were made for each other. In fact, in many ways advertising provided the crucial support for the internet and mobile’s unprecedented growth through the infusion of the massive revenue it generated.


The Gathering Storm

Posted: Jul 20, 2020 9:00am ET

Advertisers now face the most serious threats from state and local ad taxes in more than a decade.


Constitutional Concerns Remain as CCPA Enforcement is Set to Begin

Posted: Jun 26, 2020 9:00am ET

When it comes to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the day of reckoning is nearly upon us.


ANA Files Endorsement and Testimonial Comments with the FTC

Posted: Jun 22, 2020 4:30pm ET

ANA has filed comments on the FTC's review of its endorsement and testimonial guides.


Politics and the Pandemic

Posted: Jun 15, 2020 1:00am ET

The coronavirus has dramatically transformed U.S. politics. We are witnessing decades old traditions, at least for the time being, becoming obsolete or at least significantly altered.