Regulatory Rumblings

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.


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.