Regulatory Rumblings

  • Don’t Rush the Fix

    Posted: Jul 3, 2018 2:00pm ET

    Less than one week after the California Consumer Privacy Act was signed, the California legislature is attempting to rush through a “technical corrections” bill to fix some of the problems with the law.

  • A Good Outcome at the Supreme Court

    Posted: Jun 28, 2018 3:15pm ET

    The U.S. Supreme Court today reached a decision in an important case affecting the advertising and marketing community by vacating the Ninth Circuit’s ruling in CTIA-The Wireless Association v. City of Berkeley and sending it back for further review.

  • For Better or Worse

    Posted: Jun 27, 2018 10:45am ET

    For several months, ANA and our industry partners have been gearing up to fight a sweeping privacy ballot initiative this November in California. Late last week, we learned that the author of that proposal, real estate developer Alastair Mactaggart, had reached a deal with two key members of the California State Legislature, Assemblymember Ed Chau and Senator Bob Hertzberg.

  • RIP to the ROP - For Now

    Posted: Jun 25, 2018 10:45am ET

    In an important victory for the marketing community, the New York State Legislature adjourned last week without passing legislation making major changes to the state’s right of publicity (ROP) laws.

  • ANA to Department of Commerce: Don’t Ask About Citizenship

    Posted: Jun 12, 2018 2:20pm ET

    In late March 2018, the Commerce Department announced that they would include a question in regard to citizenship status in the 2020 U.S. Census for the first time since 1950.

  • Right of Publicity Redux

    Posted: Jun 8, 2018 1:00pm ET

    The New York state legislature is considering major changes to the state’s right of privacy and right of publicity statutes.

  • EU & Canada Focus Spotlight on Food Advertising

    Posted: Jun 5, 2018 11:30am ET

    For the past several months, ANA has focused much of its advocacy efforts on new European regulations dealing with online privacy – namely the GDPR.

  • Ads Seriously Jeopardized by CA Initiative

    Posted: May 17, 2018 12:30pm ET

    ANA is helping lead the opposition to a California ballot initiative that would dramatically change how consumer information is collected and shared.

  • ANA Congratulates New FTC Commissioners

    Posted: Apr 27, 2018 10:00am ET

    Yesterday, the Senate confirmed the nominations of all five nominees to lead the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

  • The Great Experiment

    Posted: Apr 26, 2018 10:00am ET

    On May 25, only 30 days away, the European Union will launch the greatest privacy experiment in history. On that date, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect.


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