Advertising and Marketing Newsletter - October 21, 2011

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IN THIS ISSUE:

Consumer Groups Ask FTC to Investigate PepsiCo’s Teen Marketing

On Wednesday, four consumer groups filed a complaint urging the FTC to investigate marketing tactics and techniques used by Frito-Lay, a PepsiCo brand, during a recent marketing campaign for Doritos.....

U.S. / Canadian Consumer Protection Officials Talk Privacy at Web 2.0 Summit

David Vladeck, Director of the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection, and Ann Cavoukian, Information and Privacy Commissioner of the Province of Ontario, Canada, had strong warnings for attendees during a panel at the Web 2.0 Summit held in San Francisco this week.....

Orbitz Pays DOT $60K for Deceptive Advertising

Earlier this week, the U.S. Department of Transportation fined online travel agency Orbitz $60,000 for violating rules prohibiting deceptive advertising.....

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