Tag: FTC

Consumer Protection Agencies Come Down on Social Media Influencers

Consumer Protection Agencies Come Down on Social Media Influencers

Consumer protection agencies in the U.K. and U.S. are demanding that Instagram influencers explicitly disclose paid promotional posts. Made popular by Instagram, influencer marketing is one of the most popular marketing strategies currently. Influencers command as...
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Net Neutrality Update: Obama era Open Internet Rules are out

As expected, the FCC voted to kick off the dismantling of Net Neutrality rules just two years after being approved. This constitutes a return to the Clinton-era Internet regulatory framework. In the space of a...
net neutrality

Net Neutrality Update: Fallout From FCC Chair Ajit Pai’s Speech Last Week

Last Wednesday, April 26th, FCC chair Ajit Pai gave a speech to the Newseum, detailing his plan to repeal the 2015 Open Internet Order. Posted on the FCC website the next day, reactions to Pai's...
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Net Neutrality: Who is Pushing Back on the Ajit Pai Regulatory Compromise?

Trump's new FCC chairman, Ajit Pai, has successfully pushed for the removal of Obama-era net neutrality regulations. His plan, which he has not fully detailed, includes handing over net neutrality policing to the more lax...
net neutrality

Net Neutrality: Congress Just Repealed Internet Privacy

UPDATE 3/28/2017: Today the House of Representatives also confirmed the repeal of new FCC ISP regulations. All that remains is for President Trump to sign the bill. ORIGINAL SYNOPSIS: Obama-era Internet privacy regulations adopted...