Intuit, In the Matter of (TurboTax),‎ Using “FREE” Messaging in Advertising May Cost You
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The Federal Trade Commission has issued a ruling against Intuit with regard to TurboTax, a popular tax online preparation service, finding that Intuit violated the FTC Act by engaging in deceptive advertising practices. The ..read more
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Amazon: The Prime Target in FTC Crackdown
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4M ago
On October 18, 2023, Amazon filed a motion to dismiss the Federal Trade Commission’s lawsuit alleging that the company deceived millions of consumers into nonconsensual Prime membership enrollment and thwarted members ..read more
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California enacts amendments to the Consumers Legal Remedies Act: Advertisements
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4M ago
On October 7, the California governor approved SB 478 (the “Act”), enacting amendments to the Consumers Legal Remedies Act designed to prohibit “drip pricing,” which involves advertising a price that is lower than the actual ..read more
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CDI Issues Bulletin Warning Insurers of False and Misleading Advertisements Related to Public Option Legislation Pending in...
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6M ago
Insurers and brokers selling long-term care (LTC) insurance in California should be aware of the California Department of Insurance (CDI) bulletin of August 23, 2023, expressing concern over certain complaints received by CDI ..read more
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Better Health Care Newsletter - September 2023
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6M ago
Wellness claims are everywhere. Do they work? Ah, wellness! Such a positive word! Such a noble aspiration for all of us! And such an opportunity for hucksters, hokum and high jinks in the eternal battle to separate ..read more
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Busy Week in AI: Major Companies Come Together on AI Safeguards, ChatGPT Releases Custom Instructions, Microsoft Releases Azure...
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7M ago
In the rapidly-evolving AI space, the last few days of this week saw significant AI developments occur perhaps even faster than usual.  For example, seven AI companies agreed to voluntary guidelines covering AI safety and ..read more
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FTC Targets Amazon In Crackdown On ‘Dark Patterns’ Marketing Tactics
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7M ago
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) alleged that Amazon used digital marketing tactics known as “dark patterns” to trick millions of customers into unknowingly enrolling in Amazon Prime auto-renewing subscriptions, while ..read more
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"Aspirational" claims: an alternative to greenhushing?
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8M ago
Major media and consultants are noting the increasing trend towards corporate “greenhushing,” that is, adopting a “radio-silence approach to environmental goals.” For example, a survey late last year reported that one in four ..read more
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“Bad Internet?”: Disparaging and Unsubstantiated Claims in Comparative Advertisements
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8M ago
On May 5, 2023, the National Advertising Division (NAD) of BBB National Programs handed down its Final Decision in T-Mobile USA, Inc. v. Comcast Cable Communications Management, LLC. The NAD found that Comcast made several ..read more
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UK Advertising Standards Authority Publishes Updated Guidance on Greenwashing Claims
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8M ago
The ASA conveyed a sense of urgency, as it believes influencing consumer behaviour will be an important part of meeting UK net zero targets. On 23 June 2023, the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) published an ..read more
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