Regulatory Rumblings

California Consumers Express Concerns About the California Consumer Privacy Act

Posted: Feb 5, 2019 10:30am ET

The Association of National Advertisers (ANA), in partnership with other key industry leaders, are calling on California policymakers to revise the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) to address unintended consequences that threaten the free flow of information critical to the infrastructure of our nation’s data-driven economy.


ANA Opposes Unconstitutional Ad Tax in Washington State

Posted: Jan 31, 2019 1:30pm ET

ANA is filing a letter opposing Senate Bill 5659 in Washington State.


Washington State Privacy Bill Threatens Further Balkanized Regulation

Posted: Jan 30, 2019 12:20pm ET

A “GDPR-style” online privacy bill has been introduced in the Washington Legislature.


Citizenship Question Under Increased Fire

Posted: Jan 18, 2019 11:45am ET

ANA has been an outspoken critic of the inclusion of a citizenship question in the 2020 census due to the negative impact it would have on advertising.


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, D.C.

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.