Advertising Law -- January 20, 2012

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In This Issue:

Know When to Hold ’Em: DOJ Opens Door for Online Gambling; Advocates, Proponents Weigh In on COPPA Updates; Gilbert Arenas Loses His Appeal; FDA Releases Limited Guidance for Social Media Use; and Diamond Foods Settles Suit Over Walnut Claims.

Excerpt from Know When to Hold ’Em: DOJ Opens Door for Online Gambling

The likelihood that online gambling will soon be legalized has increased now that the Department of Justice issued a recent memorandum opinion.

For roughly a decade, the DOJ took the position that the Wire Act prohibited the use of the Internet to place any form of bets or wagers.

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Published In: Administrative Agency Updates, Antitrust & Trade Regulation Updates, Civil Remedies Updates, Communications & Media Updates, Privacy Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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