Ftc Disclosure

    • Know Your Fair Use, Disclosure and IP

      This morning I received a note from a company that we’ve written about. The email was quite forceful in demanding that we immediately remove any references to the trademarked company name in our post and suggested that we link to their site utilizing a phrase instead. Trademark Fair Usage I’m guessing the company may have been successful in the past in manipulating people to r ...

      Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 14 readers -
  • FTC Update on Instagram Disclosure Plus Free Whitepaper

    … FTC Update on Instagram Disclosure Plus Free Whitepaper by Tricia Meyer | Apr 19, 2017 | FTC | Today the FTC announced that it issued over 90 letters to influencers and marketers regarding proper relationship disclosure in Instagram posts. Although it did not release names, it did provide to the public a sample letter that gives some insight…

    The PMAin Social- 11 readers -
  • FTC Alleges Both Merchant and Affiliate Liable for Affiliate Actions

    … FTC Alleges Both Merchant and Affiliate Liable for Affiliate Actions by Tricia Meyer | Mar 9, 2017 | FTC | The FTC filed a complaint against a merchant (Credit Bureau Center), a network (Revable Network, LLC), and an affiliate marketer (Andrew Lloyd). The FTC alleged unfair or deceptive acts, negative opinion marketing, and violation…

    The PMAin Affiliate- 17 readers -
  • What is Native Advertising?

    … As defined by the FTC, native advertising is deceptive if there is a material misrepresentation or even if there’s an omission of information that is likely to mislead the consumer acting reasonably in the circumstances. That’s a subjective statement, and I’m not sure I want to defend myself against the powers of the government. What is Native…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 51 readers -
  • FTC Compliance Update

    … The Coupons and Deals Council recently tackled the issue of FTC Compliance and what we have learned since the original .Com Disclosures. The following includes updated sources and information geared toward the affiliate marketing industry. Why is Compliance Important? Compliance affects everyone in the affiliate marketing channel and protects…

    The PMAin Affiliate- 13 readers -
  • Affiliates Sued By Merchants for False Advertising

    … Two cases were recently heard by the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. Both were filed by merchants against affiliates who promoted competing merchants. Both allege violations of New York state law as well as the federal Lanham Act. Although the fact patterns were very different, both cases signify…

    The PMAin Affiliate- 14 readers -
  • Affiliates Sued By Merchants for False Advertising

    … Two cases were recently heard by the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. Both were filed by merchants against affiliates who promoted competing merchants. Both allege violations of New York state law as well as the federal Lanham Act. Although the fact patterns were very different, both cases signify…

    The PMAin Affiliate- 12 readers -
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