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    • GDPR to Come Into Force in 2018

      The EU General Data Protection Regulation becomes effective in May 2018. It applies to those that (i) offer products/services to EU residents; (ii) monitor the behavior of EU residents; or (iii) handle the personal data of an EU residents. The cornerstone of GDPR is that personal data must be processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent fashion.

      Richard B. Newman/ Performance Marketing Insider- 13 readers -
    • Montel Initiates CBD Marketing Lawsuit

      In 2000, Montel Williams was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Finding medical cannabis to be effective at treating his symptoms, he began advocating for medical cannabis law reform. He subsequently founded a company called LenitivLabs by Lenitiv. LenitivLabs is a self-characterized “line of innovative, high quality medical cannabis products for patients.” In October 2017, Mr.

      Richard B. Newman/ Performance Marketing Insider- 11 readers -
    • FTC Charges Three in Work From Home Affiliate Scam

      The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced Dec. 28 that it has charged a group of defendants with allegations of deceiving consumers about a “work from home” scheme. The defendants in the case are Ronnie Montano, Hyong Su Kim, Martin Schranz, and related companies that they owned. According to the FTC, the defendants told consumers it was possible to earn thousands of a do ...

      Pace Lattin/ Performance Marketing Insiderin Affiliate- 14 readers -
  • Exposed: TechTimes Cheating Advertisers

    … Exposed: TechTimes Cheating Advertisers Lawyers Run The World By Pace Lattin 2017-12-13 TechTimes.com has been caught more than once running popups of their pages with ads “crammed” into the page so that even content can’t be seen. We’ve spoken to Google and other companies about them in the past, and they’ve showed up on fraud reports…

    Pace Lattin/ Performance Marketing Insiderin Google- 9 readers -
  • Is Ads.txt Fraud Already Here?

    … that some of the accusers were defaming their company. Whether Thrive is guilty of fraudulently getting on these files, or they were just attempting to reach out to sites where they would like to advertise is something to be debated by the various companies (or their lawyers). What is clear, however, is that such a low-tech way of stopping fraud…

    Michael Levanduski/ Performance Marketing Insider- 8 readers -
  • Why are European Marketers Preparing for GDPR

    … The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will become effective in May of 2018, and it is going to have a huge impact on the way marketers conduct business in Europe. This set of regulations is designed to provide one overarching set of guidelines that everyone must follow. In theory, this is supposed to make it simpler to know what rules…

    Michael Levanduski/ Performance Marketing Insider- 10 readers -
  • New Guidance on COPPA & Voice Recordings from FTC

    … The Federal Trade Commission has released a new policy enforcement statement in regards to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). The statement focuses just on how this act applies to audio recordings of children that are taken by apps, toys, and other things. It seems that the FTC felt this update was necessary given the rapid…

    Michael Levanduski/ Performance Marketing Insider- 6 readers -
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