Regulatory Rumblings

ANA Opposes Amended Maryland Digital Ad Tax Bill

Posted: Mar 11, 2020 12:00pm ET

Today, the ANA sent a letter to the entirety of the Maryland Legislature to declare our opposition to the amended version of SB 2 which would create a first in the nation tax on digital advertising.


ANA Testifies in Opposition to Washington State Privacy Bill

Posted: Feb 21, 2020 10:40am ET

ANA’s Chris Oswald testifies before the Washington State House Committee on Innovation, Technology & Economic Development on SB 6281, a very wide-ranging privacy bill that would set new requirements for how data is handled and processed by companies doing business in the state.


Some Answers, But Some Big Questions Remain

Posted: Feb 19, 2020 10:40am ET

On February 7, the California Attorney General (AG) issued revised regulations regarding how the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) will be interpreted and enforced.


Maryland Ad Tax Threat Continues to Grow

Posted: Jan 29, 2020 12:00pm ET

Today, ANA will be testifying before the Maryland Senate Committee on Budget and Taxation in strong opposition to SB 2, a highly misguided and harmful tax proposal.


Ad Tax Issue Heats Up

Posted: Jan 14, 2020 1:00pm ET

After a period of relative calm in regard to state advertising taxes, there are now signs that these issues are heating up quickly as we enter the new year.


Simultaneous Privacy Timelines Occurring in California

Posted: Nov 1, 2019 10:00am ET

As advertisers and marketers continue to run the seemingly endless CCPA compliance race, the finish line just keeps being moved farther and farther away.


California Attorney General Releases Draft Consumer Data Privacy Regulations

Posted: Oct 11, 2019 3:30pm ET

In a very important development, yesterday California Attorney General Xavier Becerra released draft regulations for the state’s new data privacy law, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA).


ANA Asks CA Governor to Veto AB 1202

Posted: Sep 25, 2019 12:00am ET

Yesterday ANA, and several other groups, sent a letter to the Governor of California, Gavin Newsom, urging him to veto AB 1202.


The Time For Action Is NOW

Posted: Sep 6, 2019 11:00am ET

Today CalMatters published an op-ed by me urging the California Legislature to make changes to the CCPA that are greatly needed.


CCPA Status Report 2: CCPA Implementation Timeline Creates Severe Compliance Pressures

Posted: Sep 4, 2019 12:00am ET

Once the California legislature adjourns on September 13, 2019, the last day for Governor Newsom to sign or veto bills passed by the legislature this session is October 13, 2019.