Advertising News & Analysis - October 10, 2013

In this issue:

- October 16 is Coming…Is Your Company Ready?

- Are Disclaimers a Dying Breed?

- It Just Got Easier to Do the Right Thing, in Maine at Least

- No Matter Who’s Watching, Some Ads Just Aren’t for Kids

- Upcoming Events

- Excerpt from: October 16 is Coming…Is Your Company Ready?

October 16, the effective date of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) rule changes requiring consumers’ “prior express written consent” for certain telephone calls and texts made using an “autodialer,” is upon us, writes Venable partner Ellen T. Berge in a recent post to Venable’s advertising law blog. In her post, Berge analyzes the requirements of the new rules, as well as “work-arounds” that simply will not work.

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Topics:  Advertising, Class Action, Disclaimers, FCC, FTC, Robocalling, Telemarketing, Texting, Written Consent

Published In: Communications & Media 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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