Advertising Law -- July 20, 2012


In This Issue:

Manatt Partner Ivan Wasserman Invited to Present at Nutrition Business Journal Summit; Senators Debate Online Self-Regulatory Regime; FTC Releases Report on "Up To" Claims; Update: California Court Dismisses False Advertising Class Action Against Cosmetic Companies; Court Dismisses Class Action Against Taco Bell; Hot-Button Issue: Children's Privacy; and Noted and Quoted. . . Response Magazine Turns to Marc Roth on Consumer Data Privacy Developments.

Excerpt from Senators Debate Online Self-Regulatory Regime

At a hearing before the Senate Commerce Committee in late June, “The Need for Privacy Protections: Is Self-Regulation Adequate?”, legislators debated the efficacy of the online advertising industry's self-regulatory regime. The hearing follows a Commerce Committee hearing in May of this year that examined the recent privacy reports issued by the Obama Administration and the Federal Trade Commission.

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