Regulatory Rumblings

Narrow Window for Tax Reform is Cause for Urgency

Posted: Feb 19, 2015 12:00am ET

House Ways & Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (WI-1) has set an ultimatum for tax reform in 2015 – either a tax rewrite is done by this summer or not at all.

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Big Data, Differential Pricing, and Advertising

Posted: Feb 18, 2015 12:00am ET

On February 6th, the White House Council of Economic Advisors released an important report entitled “Big Data and Differential Pricing.”

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Online Piracy – The Advertising Industry Fights to Protect Consumers

Posted: Feb 10, 2015 10:00am ET

With the strong support of the Association of National Advertisers, the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) announced this morning the advertising industry’s newest campaign initiative, the Brand Integrity Program Against Piracy.

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How Will New Net Neutrality Rules Impact Advertisers?

Posted: Feb 6, 2015 12:00am ET

The media is riveted on the news that, for the third time, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is poised to adopt net neutrality rules (its two previous efforts were overturned by the courts).

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Forget Football: Everyone is Talking about Their Favorite Super Bowl Ads

Posted: Feb 3, 2015 12:00am ET

Good, bad or sad – this year’s slate of Super Bowl ads definitely got the attention of consumers and viewers nationwide.

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During Super Bowl, All Eyes are on Football and Advertising

Posted: Feb 2, 2015 12:00am ET

The Super Bowl is the one time of year when advertising truly dominates the news headlines and people spend a good deal of time talking about the best and most controversial ads.

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New ANA Survey Shows Importance of Native Advertising’s Legal Landscape

Posted: Jan 30, 2015 12:00am ET

A new ANA survey, which was just released, provides the marketers’ perspective on the increasingly popular method of native advertising.

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Top Issue of Early 2015: Privacy and Data Security

Posted: Jan 28, 2015 12:00am ET

There is now no question that, as we earlier predicted in this blog, data security and privacy are the preeminent issues in the minds of many in Congress, at federal agencies, in state legislatures, and in the media one month into 2015.

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ANA Opposes Proposals to Expand the Definition of Children’s Advertising

Posted: Jan 26, 2015 12:00am ET

A panel of experts brought together by Healthy Eating Research, a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, recently issued recommendations for company policies on food marketing aimed at children.

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Recent ICANN Developments Continue to Raise Issues in the New Year

Posted: Jan 23, 2015 12:00am ET

Just as ICANN plans for the dual challenges of IANA Transition and Accountability in 2015, we should not forget that we are still in the midst of Round 1 implementation, and its aftermath.

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