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The Network Advertising Initiative (“NAI”), the leading self-regulatory coalition for the online advertising industry, issued a Draft Code  last month detailing likely revisions to its “Code of Conduct” – the principal set of “best practices”...

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2012 was a year in which self-regulatory efforts and organizations became — as they continue to be — particularly relevant in the online data ecosystem. This month, the Network Advertising Initiative (known as the “NAI”)...

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How COPPA’s New Rule Affects Ad Networks

January 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

The FTC’s new revisions to the COPPA Rule (16 CFR 312) have extended COPPA’s requirements beyond websites and conventional “operators” to include third parties such as advertising networks. Between now and July 1, 2013 –...

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Much attention has been paid lately to online “data leakage,” including leakage from social media sites leading to lawsuits and FTC actions.   For privacy and proprietary reasons, web and mobile publishers have begun to...

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On October 9, 2012, the Digital Advertising Alliance (“DAA”), issued a significant statement concerning the new Do-Not-Track (“DNT”) default setting that will be part of Microsoft’s newest Internet Explorer – version 10 (“IE 10”), the...

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Last Wednesday (August 1st), the FTC released a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) regarding its expansion of several aspects of COPPA — and supplementing the NPRM it released last September (see the ZwillGen blog post for...

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