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4 big threats native advertising faces in 2015

Recently I’ve been hosting roundtable discussions over dinner in New York and London with publishing executives who are betting big that native advertising will drive major revenue growth in 2015 for their businesses. 854 more words


FTC Gets Court to Shut Down Debt Collection Scam

FTC Gets Court to Shut Down Debt Collection Scam Targeting Latinos
At the Federal Trade Commission’s request, a U.S. district court in Miami has temporarily shut down a fraudulent phantom debt collection operation that deceived and abused thousands of Spanish-speaking consumers across the country in an attempt to collect money they did not even owe.

Used Car News

New Mecanum Wheel Adapters!

Recently, I’ve gotten quite a few people interested in the VEX mecanum wheel adapters, and many people have also bought the 3D prints from shapeways or the stl files from me. 220 more words


Caffeine in your undies got ya jumpy?

As some of you may know, FTC investigations are commonplace in the consumer product industry. What you may not know, is complaints by consumers that the product did not perform as expected are oftentimes the trigger for these investigations.  277 more words

Digital Law Group

FTC names privacy expert Ashkan Soltani as chief technologist

SAN FRANCISCO: The Federal Trade Commission has named an outspoken internet privacy expert, Ashkan Soltani, as its chief technologist in a move that signals the agency’s focus on protecting consumers’ online privacy. 213 more words

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