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Online Gambling Needs Clear Regulation

Written on
November 1st 2011
Author
Richard B. Newman

ADOTAS – The legal status of online gambling services in the United States is, at best, extremely uncertain. Nevertheless, online gambling services are broadly available to U.S. residents. Advocates for online gaming and consumer protection continue to use this fact as a platform for arguing that it is ... more...

FTC Patrolling for Non-OBA User Data Collection

Written on
September 26th 2011
Author
Richard B. Newman

ADOTAS – It appears the FTC may, at long last, be realizing that curbing perceived targeted marketing abuses would likely lead to undesired and potentially disruptive consequences, including undermining the implicit bargain that drives the Internet — an exchange of value between consumers and content providers. The Commissioner for the FTC ... more...

What FTC’s COPPA Revisions Mean for Advertisers, Pubs and Mobile Developers

Written on
September 16th 2011
Author
Richard B. Newman

ADOTAS – On September 15, 2011, the Federal Trade Commission released proposed revisions to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), which regulates the collection of personal information online from children under the age of thirteen. This proposed rule arises from an “FTC COPPA Rule Review” through which the FTC solicited comments about every ... more...