Regulatory Rumblings

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.


Key Word Blocking, Ad Blocking and COVID-19

Posted: May 21, 2020 9:39am ET

Recently, Representative Adam Schiff (CA-28) sent a letter to ANA and several other advertising-oriented associations raising concerns about the placement of advertising in light of the coronavirus pandemic.


California’s Privacy Patchwork Demonstrates the Challenges of Multiple Laws

Posted: May 11, 2020 11:45am ET

The potential disruptive impact of multiple state privacy laws creating a patchwork quilt of inconsistent or conflicting restrictions has been spotlighted for some time.


Black Swans, The Coronavirus, and Digital Advertising

Posted: Apr 23, 2020 9:30am ET

The coronavirus pandemic is that extraordinary Black Swan event everyone fears, yet for which no one can be fully prepared.


ANA Calls on Michigan Governor to Rescind Advertising Restrictions

Posted: Apr 10, 2020 2:50pm ET

Today, the ANA called on Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer to rescind a misguided executive order which imposed a ban on “the advertising or promotion of goods that are not groceries, medical supplies, or items that are necessary to maintain the safety, sanitation, and basic operation of residences,” and on ads for certain rental properties.