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Advertising Law Blog

The Advertising Law Blog provides commentary and news on developing legal issues in advertising, promotional marketing, Internet, and privacy law. This blog is sponsored by the Advertising, Marketing & Promotions group at Olshan. The practice is geared to servicing the needs of the advertising, promotional marketing, and digital industries with a commitment to providing personal, efficient and effective legal service.

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Inmobi Settles FTC Charges it Tracked Consumer’s Wherabouts without Consent

InMobi deceptively tracked the locations of hundreds of millions of consumers, including children, without their knowledge or consent to serve them geo-targeted advertising. Read More ›

Privacy Groups Tells FTC That Topps’ Ring Pop Contest Violated COPPA

Complaint says Ring Pop promotion violated children’s privacy law, serves as an important reminder of COPPA. Read More ›

FTC Revises COPPA Compliance FAQs Focusing on Apps

In response to its dispute with Amazon, the FTC has revised some of its FAQs with regard to parental consent. Read More ›

FTC and UK Head Sign MOU Signaling Cross Border Privacy Enforcement

The FTC and the Information Commissioner’s Office of the United Kingdom (UK) entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) intended to promote increased cooperation and communication between the two agencies to protect consumer privacy. Read More ›

Path Pays $800,000 to FTC for Alleged Privacy Violations

On the same day that the FTC released its new report on mobile privacy, the Commission also announced its latest online mobile privacy enforcement action, an $800,000 settlement with the operator of the Path social networking app. Read More ›

FTC Announces Significant Update of COPPA Rule

After a number of rounds of public comment and workshops, the FTC has released its revised regulations under the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 ("COPPA"). Read More ›

Privacy and Data Breach: Small Business Particularly Vulnerable

Olshan counsel Jonathan I. Ezor recently published an opinion piece in Long Island Business News regarding online privacy and small business. Read More ›

FTC Releases For Comment Proposed Revised COPPA Regulations

The FTC has been seeking public comment and input for a number of years on whether its regulations under the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 need to be revised or updated to address changes in technology and business. Read More ›