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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 April 2013.

Two Pending Laws Would Impact Subscription Arrangements

Recently proposed legislation in New York and in Maine, if passed, would impact businesses that provide subscription arrangements. These laws reflect a growing legislative trend to regulate goods and services billed on an auto-renewal basis. Read More ›

TCPA Class Action Round-up

Here is a look at four recent class-action lawsuits under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA): Read More ›

Florida's Amendment to Laws Regarding "Game Promotions" and "Drawings by Chance"

The State of Florida has amended its laws regarding "game promotions" and "drawings by chance." The amendments as well as an April 11, 2013 press release issued by the Florida Division of Consumer Services has raised numerous questions regarding the impact on non-profit organizations. Not all is clear, but here's what we know so far. Read More ›

New FTC Chair Calls For Universal Do-Not-Track

By William MacDonald*

In a speech yesterday to the American Advertising Federation new Federal Trade Commission Chair Edith Ramirez urged the advertising industry to give consumers "effective and meaningful privacy protection" by agreeing on a global standard that would let consumers signal with their browsers to websites, advertising networks and data brokers that they do not want their online activities monitored for marketing purposes. Read More ›

Actress Sues IMDb for Revealing Her Age; Seeks $1 Million in Damages

By William MacDonald*

Yesterday the New York Post ran an interesting article about a trial now under way in Seattle in which actress Junie Hoang is suing popular film Web site IMDb for publicizing her true age. Read More ›

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