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Last week, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) held an open meeting focused on issues related to children’s privacy and those pertaining to the use of endorsements and testimonials in advertising. In the meeting, the FTC adopted a new policy statement targeting data collection practices in educational technology. Further, the FTC proposed amendments to the Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising (“Endorsement Guides”) which would target child-directed marketing. Of note, one of the amendments would recognize that children may react to advertising practices differently than adults and thus advertising practices directed towards children may be treated differently by the FTC compared to those practices directed towards adults.
Continue Reading FTC Targets Children’s Privacy and Stealth Advertising Directed at Children

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced its next open meeting will focus on issues related to children’s privacy and those pertaining to the use of endorsements and testimonials in advertising.
Continue Reading FTC to Discuss Children’s Privacy, Endorsement Guides at Next (Virtual) Open Commission Meeting: May 19, 2022, 1PM ET

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On April 27, 2022, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) unanimously approved a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) (and an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM)) to make adjustments to the agency’s Telemarketing Sales Rule at 16 C.F.R. Part 310 (TSR). Among other things, the TSR “requires telemarketers to make specific disclosures of material information; prohibits

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As readers of CPW know, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) has made it clear that privacy and security will be top-of-mind issues for the Commission for the foreseeable future. Recently, the FTC announced its settlement with WW International, Inc.—formerly known as Weight Watchers (“Weight Watchers”)—over claims the company violated the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced this afternoon an enforcement action against the former and current owners of online platform CafePress for failing to implement adequate cybersecurity and also for a cover up of a data breach in 2019.  This development underscores that data privacy remains a FTC priority and all companies are obligated to

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