by Wendy Davis on Oct 31, 5:22 PM
A recent decision stripping the FTC of authority over AT&T takes on new significance in light of the telecom's proposed merger with Time Warner, the agency argues
by Wendy Davis on Oct 28, 5:10 PM
Facebook enables advertisers to prevent their ads from being shown to users who belong to certain "ethnic affinity" groups, according to a new investigation by ProPublica.
by Wendy Davis on Oct 27, 2:35 PM
"ANA is committed to seeing these rules undone, either by court challenges or action on Capitol Hill to reverse this extreme overreach by the agency," the organization said Thursday.
by Wendy Davis on Oct 27, 10:50 AM
Broadband providers must obtain consumers' opt-in consent before drawing on their browsing history or app usage for ad targeting, under new rules passed Thursday by the Federal Communications Commission.
by Wendy Davis on Oct 26, 3:17 PM
Google is retreating from an ambitious program to extend its Gigabit fiber service to new neighborhoods.
by Wendy Davis on Oct 25, 5:07 PM
The FCC is considering a proposal to ban broadband providers from forcing people to sign mandatory arbitration clauses as a condition of receiving service.
by Wendy Davis on Oct 24, 4:28 PM
AT&T's planned merger with Time Warner "would create a mega media conglomerate with both the incentive and ability to use its platform to harm consumers and competitors alike," Sen. Al Franken warns regulators.
by Wendy Davis on Oct 21, 3:27 PM
Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood and other groups tell the FTC that some forms of digital ads, including "influencer marketing," are inherently deceptive when directed at children.
by Wendy Davis on Oct 20, 3:24 PM
California Attorney General Kamala Harris abused her power by charging Backpage's CEO and two of its shareholders with "pimping," they say in new court papers.
by Wendy Davis on Oct 19, 3:59 PM
The ad industry is stepping up its fight against proposed privacy rules that would restrict broadband providers' ability to use data about subscribers' Web activity for ad targeting.