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
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.
"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.
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.
Google is retreating from an ambitious program to extend its Gigabit fiber service to new neighborhoods.
The FCC is considering a proposal to ban broadband providers from forcing people to sign mandatory arbitration clauses as a condition of receiving service.
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.
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.
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.
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.