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ICANN to Host Two Webinars This Week on RPMs and Auctions for New Top Level Domains

ICANN will host two webinars this week on new Top Level Domains. On Wednesday, November 6th at 12 PM EST, there will be a webinar on the new Rights Protections Mechanism (RPMs) requirements in new TLDs. RPMs are a primary mechanism by which trademark holders can protect their brand names in new the TLD ecosystem. Additionally, ICANN will host a webinar on Thursday, November 7th at 5 PM EST regarding auctions for applied-for TLDs with more than one applicant.

Access information for the webinars is available here.

Legislative and Regulatory Issues Tracking

ANA's Washington, DC office works to protect the ability of all marketers to communicate effectively with consumers.   The scope of legislation, regulations, and court cases impacting the marketing community continues to be extremely broad, extending to issues as diverse as online privacy, prescription drug advertising, restrictions on the tax deductibility of advertising costs and the regulatory powers of the Federal Trade Commission.

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Compendium of Legislative, Regulatory and Legal Issues

ANA's Washington, DC office plays a leading role in protecting the ability of all marketers to communicate effectively with consumers. At the end of each year, we prepare a Compendium which describes our efforts on the broad range of issues we have faced. 

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Alliance for Family Entertainment

The ANA Alliance for Family Entertainment (AFE) is a coalition of national advertisers, supported by the ANA, which represents almost 40% of all U.S. television advertising dollars..

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ANA and the American Association of Advertising Agencies (4A’s) conduct broadcast talent negotiations with the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) through the Joint Policy Committee, or JPC.

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