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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.

Showing 5 posts from November 2011.

Facebook Reaches a Settlement with the FTC Regarding Its Privacy Policies

Facebook has agreed to settle FTC claims that it deceived consumers by telling them they could keep their information on Facebook private, and then repeatedly allowing the information to be shared publicly. Read More ›

Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments On TCPA Case

The Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court, John Roberts remarked, "this is the strangest statute I have ever seen." He was talking about the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, or TCPA. Read More ›

NAD Approves of Using Promotions to Solicit Facebook "Likes" and Recommends that "Free Claim" Be Modified

In response to a challenge by 1-800 Contacts, Inc., the NAD has recommended that Coastal Contacts, Inc. discontinue an "up to 70 percent" savings claim and modify advertising that promoted "free" products. Read More ›

Legal Issues Involving Social Media Marketing

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FTC Seeking Public Comments In Review Of Textile Labeling Rules

The FTC is seeking comments on the benefits and cost of the Textile Labeling Rules, as well as other issues. Read More ›

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