Monthly Archives: July 2009

A $6 Million Reminder That FCC Still Has Work To Do On Telemarketing And Federal Preemption

Last week came news that DISH Network LLC signed an Assurance of Voluntary Compliance (“AVC”) with the Attorneys General of 46 states, in which it agreed to pay nearly $6 million – plus, potentially, additional restitution – and to modify its sales practices to settle claims that it failed to follow telemarketing do-not-call laws and engaged in un… Continue Reading

Advertising Industry Publishes Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Data Collection

By Robert J. Driscoll, Paul Glist and Jennifer Small

On July 2, 2009, a group of advertising industry associations published the Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising (PDF)—a set of guidelines concerning the collection and use of online behavioral data by advertisers, service providers, publishers and ad networks.

The prin… Continue Reading