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    • TrustArc Online Privacy Program Update gets FTC Approval

      TrustArc (formerly TrustE) has faced some legal issues from New York Attorney General, Eric Schneiderman, who claimed that they failed to adequately assess the websites of companies they were listing as safe. This, he said, left them out of compliance with COPPA. TrustArc settled with the attorney general for $100,000 and an agreement to strengthen their safe harbor program ...

      Michael Levanduski/ Performance Marketing Insider- 15 readers -
    • ROSCA Compliance: 10 Things All Marketers Must Know While many surmised that the new administration might bring with it less stringent regulatory scrutiny, the Federal Trade Commission is showing no signs of taking its foot off the gas when it comes to enforcing the Restore Online Shoppers’ Confidence Act. In fact, the FTC continues to expand its enforcement of ROSCA into numerous industries and aggressively pursue n ...

      Richard B. Newman/ Performance Marketing Insider- 15 readers -
  • Lenovo Reaches Settlement with FTC for Adware Suit

    … The Federal Trade Commission accused Lenovo of installing malicious software on some of their laptops with the intent to be able to deliver ads to the consumers. The laptops came with a program known as VisualDiscovery (made by SuperFish) by default. This software would load up advertisements whenever someone would put their mouse over an image…

    Michael Levanduski/ Performance Marketing Insider- 15 readers -
  • ALERT: Nevada Enacts New Website Privacy Policy Law

    … consumer privacy and data-related issues in the context of both civil investigative demands and enforcement actions. Website operators that have ties to Nevada should contact an FTC advertising compliance and defense lawyer prior to October 1, 2017. Follow the author on Twitter at FTC Defense Lawyer. ADVERTISING MATERIAL. These materials are provided…

    Richard B. Newman/ Performance Marketing Insider- 23 readers -
  • What the Hell is Going On at SNOPES?

    … SNOPES is one of the best known websites out there, and used by millions to help fact-check articles, memes, and other information that is passed around the Internet. While the site has been accused by many right-leaning political sites and individuals, they are still largely trusted online for debunking fake news and information. In recent…

    Michael Levanduski/ Performance Marketing Insider- 10 readers -
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