It's subtle. You may not have even noticed it. Just a small hashtag athletes are using to declare when a social media post is part of a larger relationship with a company — an acknowledgment that what you're seeing is tied to a paid sponsorship.
You Don't Know What Information Is Privacy-Protected & What To Do About It! (Hint – Social Media And Mobile Apps Are Huge Traps For the Unwary!!)
As part of its review of Amazon's agreement to buy Whole Foods, the Federal Trade Commission is looking into allegations that Amazon misleads customers about its pricing discounts, according to a source close to the probe.
Internet marketers often ask: Am I liable if any of my affiliates engage in deceptive marketing practices? The answer is, it depends. This article will provide a checklist of practical points that will help Internet marketers determine what is required for their specific affiliate marketing program and FTC legal forms.
COCA-COLA SLAPPED WITH LAWSUIT CLAIMING DECEPTIVE ADS CAUSE INCREASED OBESITY AMONG AFRICAN-AMERICANS
Coca-Cola and the American Beverage Association (ABA) are being accused of intentionally deceiving consumers about the health implications associated with drinking sugar-laden beverages.
I thought I’d seen and heard it all in my Internet law practice, until a client referred me to an interesting article about a kitty cat named Simba that walked across a keyboard and clicked on an online, click-through agreement (also known as a “click-wrapped” agreement).
Kellogg is facing a consumer fraud class action lawsuit proposed by consumers who allege its Pringles Salt and Vinegar chip packages falsely advertise that the chips have “natural” vinegar taste when they really contain chemical flavoring.
Ancestry sells its customers’ DNA data to Calico and Calico makes money off the research it does. Customers pay Ancestry to conduct the DNA test, but Ancestry and its partners stand to make billions.
The Federal Trade Commission has shut down the operator of a large network of online loan sites that promised to find people the loans with the lowest rates, but actually sold users' data to third-parties, most of which weren't even lenders.