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FTC Targets Drug Personal Injury Ads in Warning Letters

Posted in Advertising Issues, FTC
Last week the Federal Trade Commission announced that it sent multiple warning letters about television advertisements soliciting clients for personal injury lawsuits against drug manufacturers.  While not identifying specific ads, the FTC provided some guidance around the kinds of advertisements that it thought may have crossed the line, and suggested language that similar ads should… Continue Reading

FTC Issues Enforcement Policy Statement Clarifying Verifiable Parental Consent Requirement for Audio Files

Posted in FTC
On October 20, 2017, the Federal Trade Commission issued an Enforcement Policy Statement regarding the applicability of the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) to the collection and use of children’s voice recordings, such as those collected when a child uses an internet-enabled device to perform a search via voice commands.  The Enforcement Statement clarifies… Continue Reading