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The FDA Sends Over 60 Warning Letters to Companies for Falsely Marketing “COVID-19 Products”

In the wake of the global pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued dozens of warning letters to various companies — including so-called ‘affiliate marketers’ — asserting that they have fraudulently marketed products that claim to prevent, treat, mitigate, diagnosis or cure COVID-19. These products include vitamin and mineral products, essential oils, colloidal silver, CBD oils and many others. Read more…

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Marketing Law: 2013 Lessons Learned & 2014 Practical Advice

There were significant changes in almost every aspect of the law relating to advertising, marketing and promotions in 2013. Here, our lawyers explain and discuss what happened, and offer suggestions for advertisers and agencies to think about and address in 2014.

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FACEBOOK-FTC SETTLEMENT RESOLVES MULTIPLE PRIVACY COMPLAINTS WITH THE DOMINANT SOCIAL NETWORK

Facebook’s settlement of Federal Trade Commission (FTC) allegations that it misrepresented its privacy practices to consumers resolves numerous complaints over Facebook’s privacy practices and may be viewed as a model for how interactive companies in the United States should handle consumer privacy issues.

The settlement, which is open for comment until December 30, stems from an FTC investigation following complaints filed with the FTC over Facebook’s privacy practices.

Under the settlement, Facebook is required to take a number of specific remedial steps over the next 20 years, as discussed below.

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