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.”


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.